99 horses for the 9 races, that'll keep a few of us busy handicapping!
99 horses, and so many old friends.
One day I was with announcer Larry Collmus as he prepared for a race at Suffolk, and he just glanced at the program, shut his eyes for a second, then said "got it", meaning he memorized all the horses for that race, just like that. I told him that was pretty impressive, memorizing them all that quick. His answer was, "These are all my old friends."