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Author Topic: RICK PLANO RETURNS TO CALX  (Read 2736 times)
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« on: September 14, 2010, 02:30:49 AM »

HERE WE GO, HE'S BACK AT CALX THIS THURSDAY...

THOUGHTS ?

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« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2010, 05:28:01 AM »

Rick Plano is far and away the best driver and trainer at Cal Expo, IMHO.
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« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2010, 07:16:17 AM »

Nobody can go dead in an $1800 race than Rick...
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« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2010, 09:39:46 AM »

Wow. Was he really turned down at Poconos?Huh
I don't understand the Big M gave him stalls a year ago didn't they???
I was curious why he didn't go to Indiana with the rest of the Calif crew Huh?
I am curious why our best trainer and driver would be refused stalls out East at certain tracks whats the deal???
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« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2010, 09:51:22 AM »

bad reputation from way back plus horses are a cut below pocono calibre. and as a driver hes overmatched at pocono
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« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2010, 09:53:24 AM »

His horses may be a cut below the usual Pocono stock.  but as a driver he is not overmatched.
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« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2010, 10:01:11 AM »

His horses may be a cut below the usual Pocono stock.  but as a driver he is not overmatched.
Not at all and I am not sure his horses are even a cut below.

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« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2010, 12:12:39 PM »

Wow. Was he really turned down at Poconos?Huh
I don't understand the Big M gave him stalls a year ago didn't they???
I was curious why he didn't go to Indiana with the rest of the Calif crew Huh?
I am curious why our best trainer and driver would be refused stalls out East at certain tracks whats the deal???

 Refused stalls at Pompano also, as for Indiana, last year when Luke was there for a bit, Rick went there after his Vernon stint and was politely told he was not welcome.
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« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2010, 12:17:12 PM »

HERE WE GO, HE'S BACK AT CALX THIS THURSDAY...

THOUGHTS ?

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 I wish you luck, I know you know your stuff  there  but things just got alot trickier for you bang head
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« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2010, 12:29:10 PM »

I wish you luck, I know you know your stuff  there  but things just got alot trickier for you bang head
AGREED AND UNDERSTOOD, BUT I WILL NOT BE DENIED...

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« Reply #10 on: September 14, 2010, 12:39:30 PM »

AGREED AND UNDERSTOOD, BUT I WILL NOT BE DENIED...

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« Reply #11 on: September 14, 2010, 12:59:28 PM »

r u insane his horses are a cut below plus he would get zero catch drives and he would starve.If he got got any catch drives he would get the 5th or 6th call.go back to calx for 2000 purses and b da king even no talent luke shines there
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« Reply #12 on: September 14, 2010, 01:07:15 PM »

We must not be watching the same races.  Pocono has a few decent drivers but it is hardly the Meadowlands.  Watch some of Plano's races from Vernon,  he got horses home that had no business winning.  I watch the races carefully because I bet money on them.  as for Luke he has some promise, his problem is just inexperience.  He need to learn patience.  Luke's problem is his timing for his moves is too often premature.  he needs to be less anxious and that will come with time and experience hopefully.
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« Reply #13 on: September 14, 2010, 04:24:55 PM »

We must not be watching the same races.  Pocono has a few decent drivers but it is hardly the Meadowlands.  Watch some of Plano's races from Vernon,  he got horses home that had no business winning.  I watch the races carefully because I bet money on them.  as for Luke he has some promise, his problem is just inexperience.  He need to learn patience.  Luke's problem is his timing for his moves is too often premature.  he needs to be less anxious and that will come with time and experience hopefully.
   How old is Luke Plano ??    I have seen him driving 10 years !!  I think experience is not the question !

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« Reply #14 on: September 14, 2010, 04:26:08 PM »

YEP, ABOUT 10 YRS. HIS FIRST DRIVING WIN WAS WITH "KENTUCKY SKIPPER".

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« Reply #15 on: September 14, 2010, 04:40:44 PM »

   How old is Luke Plano ??    I have seen him driving 10 years !!  I think experience is not the question !

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« Reply #16 on: September 14, 2010, 04:49:04 PM »

he drives very aggressive I dont like finding welts on my horses ass at the end of a race
The one time I must say he was trying to win but I still dont like welts on my horses ass.
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« Reply #17 on: September 14, 2010, 06:43:38 PM »

We must not be watching the same races.  Pocono has a few decent drivers but it is hardly the Meadowlands.  Watch some of Plano's races from Vernon,  he got horses home that had no business winning.  I watch the races carefully because I bet money on them.  as for Luke he has some promise, his problem is just inexperience.  He need to learn patience.  Luke's problem is his timing for his moves is too often premature.  he needs to be less anxious and that will come with time and experience hopefully.

YOUR DEAD ON ABOUT RICK BUT LUKE IS NOT TOO GOOD.   

RICK IS A FINE HOREMAN AND I THINK ALL THIS NON SENSE ABOUT HIM SETTING UP EVERY RACE IS NUTS.  WHEN YOUR RACING 4 CLAIMERS THEY ARE NOT VERY SOUND AND ARE ALSO NOT VERY CONSISTENT.
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« Reply #18 on: September 14, 2010, 06:45:20 PM »

YOUR DEAD ON ABOUT RICK BUT LUKE IS NOT TOO GOOD.   

RICK IS A FINE HOREMAN AND I THINK ALL THIS NON SENSE ABOUT HIM SETTING UP EVERY RACE IS NUTS.  WHEN YOUR RACING 4 CLAIMERS THEY ARE NOT VERY SOUND AND ARE ALSO NOT VERY CONSISTENT.
would you say betwith sets up every race
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« Reply #19 on: September 14, 2010, 06:47:12 PM »

would you say betwith sets up every race
would you say betwith sets up every race

HE TRYS AS HARD AS HE CAN TO SETUP EVERY RACE.   HE DONT RACE 4 CLAIMERS THOUGH AND ITS EASIER WHEN 80% OF THE DRIVING COLONY IS IN HIS PAYROLL OR TO STUPIT TO DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT
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« Reply #20 on: September 14, 2010, 09:01:27 PM »

okay  if inexperience is not Luke's problem , then timing certainly is.  He is aggressive too much so.  some times you just have to time your move since with a lot of these cheap claimers, they might only have one real brush in them.  There is also a time when you know you have no horse, then just sit on the pylons and circle the course.
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« Reply #21 on: September 14, 2010, 09:12:07 PM »

Rick still gets his pick of what 4 claimer he wants to drive.

Luke is always aggressive my gosh the other night Lodi Copper N/w 3 trott 56 to the half WTF was that. In front by 17 lengths This horse sometimes break just pass the 3/4 but stayed flat and won in a 1.58 and a peice.
Now honestly if that had been any bodys horse with half a fricking brain you would have been ready  reem Luke a knew one. I bet if that was his Ricks horse that would not have happened.

I guess Kenedy Lindsay took Lou Penas advice and put his drivers licsense in a toaster pop them down and let them melt. laughing guy laughing guy
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« Reply #22 on: September 14, 2010, 10:33:44 PM »

Rick still gets his pick of what 4 claimer he wants to drive.

Luke is always aggressive my gosh the other night Lodi Copper N/w 3 trott 56 to the half WTF was that. In front by 17 lengths This horse sometimes break just pass the 3/4 but stayed flat and won in a 1.58 and a peice.
Now honestly if that had been any bodys horse with half a fricking brain you would have been ready  reem Luke a knew one. I bet if that was his Ricks horse that would not have happened.

I guess Kenedy Lindsay took Lou Penas advice and put his drivers licsense in a toaster pop them down and let them melt. laughing guy laughing guy


 sounds like a funny place!!! laughing guy laughing guy laughing guy
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« Reply #23 on: September 14, 2010, 10:54:19 PM »

Come on Zoooms when is the last time the open Trot at Expo went 56 to the half???
Yeah its hysterical all right. laughing guy laughing guy laughing guy
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« Reply #24 on: September 14, 2010, 11:31:37 PM »

YOUR DEAD ON ABOUT RICK BUT LUKE IS NOT TOO GOOD.  

RICK IS A FINE HOREMAN AND I THINK ALL THIS NON SENSE ABOUT HIM SETTING UP EVERY RACE IS NUTS.  WHEN YOUR RACING 4 CLAIMERS THEY ARE NOT VERY SOUND AND ARE ALSO NOT VERY CONSISTENT.


 He may be a fine horseman, but he burned too many bridges along the way, and was openly blatant about it, and isn't really welcome anywhere except Vernon ( and thats because they still think he is the GODFATHER there) and CALX. sneaky
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