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    Apr. 30, 2016, 10:53 AM
    What Reed said. There is nothing 'freak' about a horse hitting a solid fence on XC and crushing its rider.
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    Apr. 10, 2016, 11:10 PM
    JER replied to a thread Grand National this weekend. in Racing
    A good read from the Guardian: Who would want a return tot he good old days right now?
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    Apr. 9, 2016, 01:17 PM
    JER replied to a thread Grand National this weekend. in Racing
    I felt a little bad for Aachen and his rider. A nice start to the race but I think the loose-horse dodging too its toll. Also, some commendable...
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    Apr. 9, 2016, 12:41 PM
    JER replied to a thread Grand National this weekend. in Racing
    And let's not forget 13 year-old Vics Canvas, the 100-1 runner who came third and probably gave his connections just as big a thrill as the winner. ...
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    Apr. 8, 2016, 08:18 PM
    JER replied to a thread Olympics/WEG to be a CIC? in Eventing
    Well said, Harry Meade. :yes: Also, he's very right on the subject of what the sport orgs call 'universality' as he describes alpine skiing. The...
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    Apr. 7, 2016, 03:43 PM
    JER replied to a thread Olympics/WEG to be a CIC? in Eventing
    The race walking events (20k men's, 20k women's, 50k men's) aren't usually televised, except for maybe a shot of medalists standing on a podium. ...
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    Apr. 6, 2016, 04:39 PM
    JER replied to a thread Olympics/WEG to be a CIC? in Eventing
    Except that Sam Griffiths is Australian. :)
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    Apr. 6, 2016, 11:19 AM
    JER replied to a thread Olympics/WEG to be a CIC? in Eventing
    Yes. There is an entire coterie of admins, managers, marketing people (if funding allows) and assorted hangers-on. These people are often more...
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    Apr. 6, 2016, 09:57 AM
    JER replied to a thread Olympics/WEG to be a CIC? in Eventing
    This is why the participants need to take back their sport. Never mind semi-pejorative terms like 'grassroots' or 'lower level' or 'amateur' -- this...
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    Apr. 6, 2016, 12:47 AM
    JER replied to a thread Olympics/WEG to be a CIC? in Eventing
    1. The leadership has to go. Now. Last week. Just get them out. I'm really, really tired of ISFs and NSFs being run by the old, rich and...
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