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Author Topic: Ira Smolin: Who Is He ?  (Read 2496 times)
Charlie J Croft
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« on: January 22, 2013, 11:59:37 PM »

 I have been following harness racing for close to 20 years . I love the game and and am sorry to see it in decline. But who is this Ira Smolin that everyone talks about. Is he an official of some sort trying to save the game? Its very confusing.
Who is this man ?
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« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2013, 01:44:20 AM »

He's just an innocent old guy, father of Chicago harness driver, former driver for a bit back in day, has worked for track, recently hit a pick 5 for big $ n ppl have all sorts of crazy theories where he phoned the stewards and threatened violence if they didn't leave a horse up after an inquiry, it's all BS in my opinion but who knows, that's just my take
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« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2013, 06:19:17 AM »

He and his son..... are either guilty of things by their own words or actions or guilty by association... It's a hard knock to loose! bang head
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« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2013, 07:12:55 AM »

IRA AND BOBBY SMOLIN ARE BOTH DRAMA QUEENS ...
Amazing how much trouble these two have gotten into over the past few years . Chicago needs the bad press caused by these two like a broken hobble in a million dollar race ....
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« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2013, 07:28:04 AM »

Just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her  screwy screwy screwy
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« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2013, 07:31:15 AM »

He's just an innocent old guy, father of Chicago harness driver, former driver for a bit back in day, has worked for track, recently hit a pick 5 for big $ n ppl have all sorts of crazy theories where he phoned the stewards and threatened violence if they didn't leave a horse up after an inquiry, it's all BS in my opinion but who knows, that's just my take
Thanks, Sir
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« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2013, 07:36:31 AM »

I heard he steals from the rich and gives to the poor.  Could be a myth however never seen the man.
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« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2013, 09:08:51 AM »

A guy Joe dakuras hates !!!
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« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2013, 12:37:36 PM »

Love the name though!
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« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2013, 12:41:18 PM »

I heard he steals from the rich and gives to the poor.  Could be a myth however never seen the man.

I heard he would have eliminated polio from the face of the earth by now if not for the heathens in Pakistan.
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« Reply #10 on: January 23, 2013, 02:02:28 PM »

I heard he would have eliminated polio from the face of the earth by now if not for the heathens in Pakistan.

That was actually "polo"
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« Reply #11 on: January 23, 2013, 02:04:22 PM »

Thanks, Sir

No prob, lotsa conspiracy nuts on these sites, don't believe everything u read on here, that's all, thanks for stopping by and posting
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« Reply #12 on: January 23, 2013, 03:52:41 PM »

No prob, lotsa conspiracy nuts on these sites, don't believe everything u read on here, that's all, thanks for stopping by and posting


I think the whole thing is sad. I would advise Mr Smolin to never announce any winnings or something of that nature to a group that  he apparently is not fanilier with. These are hardly his friends. I noticed a Swoodal poster at a similar site who really takes the cake.  I would hope Ira keeps his distance from that man. He isnt very happy about this entire scenario. Again, its nothing more than your typical jealous hater. Good luck Ira and wnjoy your winnings. Have the last laugh. You deserve it
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« Reply #13 on: January 23, 2013, 04:03:05 PM »

That was actually "polo"

What? Another horse related sport Ira is personally ruining?
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« Reply #14 on: January 23, 2013, 04:04:29 PM »

I think the whole thing is sad. I would advise Mr Smolin to never announce any winnings or something of that nature to a group that  he apparently is not fanilier with. These are hardly his friends.

One of Ira's gaggle of stalkers announced it first.
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« Reply #15 on: January 23, 2013, 04:11:46 PM »


I think the whole thing is sad. I would advise Mr Smolin to never announce any winnings or something of that nature to a group that  he apparently is not fanilier with. These are hardly his friends. I noticed a Swoodal poster at a similar site who really takes the cake.  I would hope Ira keeps his distance from that man. He isnt very happy about this entire scenario. Again, its nothing more than your typical jealous hater. Good luck Ira and wnjoy your winnings. Have the last laugh. You deserve it

If you go into a swoodall post knowing that he's a delusional, paranoid, bitter gambler looking for anyone and everyone to blame for his losses it can actually be extremely entertaining. He's by far my favorite poster, a lot of other ppl like laughing at him too, we don't give his theories any credit but love reading his posts for the unintentional humor he brings
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« Reply #16 on: January 23, 2013, 09:59:18 PM »

Ira appears to be a good man---read a lot of old posts.    thumbs up
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« Reply #17 on: January 24, 2013, 12:29:42 AM »

Ira appears to be a good man---read a lot of old posts.    thumbs up
Aiding in the inventing of the passing lane, per his posts.
 
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« Reply #18 on: January 24, 2013, 02:11:30 AM »

What? Another horse related sport Ira is personally ruining?

I'm talking about the clothing company. Ira was seen wearing it and instantly became unfashionable. Now, they're working out a settlement for him NOT to wear their clothes. If he does wear the clothes, in public or private, Ralph Lauren himself will call Ira and make threats of violence. Also, he must immediately put a different shirt on to cover his nude torso.
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« Reply #19 on: January 24, 2013, 03:57:30 AM »

A book some krack head writes where he stops to get his drama juice everyday.
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« Reply #20 on: January 24, 2013, 06:15:50 AM »

Ira Smolin is to Chicago harness racing as Betty White is to television.  (I swear I saw this on my SAT test).

Both have been involved in their respective venues forever.  Each has had a high profile and a bit of success over the years.  Both are occasionally contrversial.  The biggest similarity is that both are more popular now than ever before in their careers.  And nobody can explain why. dunno poor baby screwy head shake
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« Reply #21 on: January 24, 2013, 07:35:12 AM »

I'm talking about the clothing company. Ira was seen wearing it and instantly became unfashionable.

Was he also responsible of the demise of Members Only?

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Now, they're working out a settlement for him NOT to wear their clothes. If he does wear the clothes, in public or private, Ralph Lauren himself will call Ira and make threats of violence.

Will Ira then immediately put all his tickets on hold, and order an investigation?
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« Reply #22 on: January 24, 2013, 08:40:35 AM »

Betty white gets big money now ; while Ira takes crap for nothing. There are idiots that read the crap on these sites and believe it.    Can we make someone else popular. ??  Lets make Mark laino of the I.RB. popular.  He needs to read swoodels rantings about him .  head shake head shake
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« Reply #23 on: January 24, 2013, 09:06:11 AM »

Until you take this shit you dont know how hurtful it can be . And to think someone at The I R B reads it and beleives it . Well, thats more than i can take. If I can prove it heads would roll .but its very hard to prove !! head shake   doh
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« Reply #24 on: January 24, 2013, 03:37:48 PM »

What are you gonna prove?
You used inside information to hit a pick 5 for 70k
You said you jogged that 30/1 shot

It's like someone betting on football knowing the quarterback has a injured rib and can't throw. Stop already! Your not a victim so don't act like it!


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« Reply #25 on: January 24, 2013, 04:21:46 PM »

Don't you think everyone is being a little hard on Ira?  I think he should be given the benefit of the doubt for no other reason than he comes on here under his own name and gives info that many are interested in.  Braver than most, but tortured mercilessly.  Take it easy on him. 
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« Reply #26 on: January 24, 2013, 04:40:01 PM »

Don't you think everyone is being a little hard on Ira?  I think he should be given the benefit of the doubt for no other reason than he comes on here under his own name and gives info that many are interested in.  Braver than most, but tortured mercilessly.  Take it easy on him. 
No problem with that, as long as we all get to jog 30/1 shots before a 70k carryover.
C'mon it's like playing a stock knowing there was a buyout coming
It's called inside info, but hey whatever people wanna believe.
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« Reply #27 on: January 24, 2013, 04:47:22 PM »

     so because i jogged the horse this summer , and we sold the horse to lamarr months ago . thats unfair .cheating information  head shake head shake. you buy some horses ,sell them for 800.00 . and bet them three months later . try it you"ll like it!  bang head bang head
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« Reply #28 on: January 24, 2013, 05:30:57 PM »

    so because i jogged the horse this summer , and we sold the horse to lamarr months ago . thats unfair .cheating information  head shake head shake. you buy some horses ,sell them for 800.00 . and bet them three months later . try it you"ll like it!  bang head bang head
And we sold the horse?
Now your saying you were part owner in that horse
Guy you got so much stuff in your closet it's not even funny.
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« Reply #29 on: January 24, 2013, 05:52:55 PM »

     IM WITH BOB PHILLIPS -------------NITWIT!    I JOGGED THE HORSE IN THE SUMMER !! IS THIS A TOUGHIE 4 YOU!! W.T.F !! doh doh doh
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« Reply #30 on: January 24, 2013, 07:42:30 PM »

Im glad Ira made that score.  thumbs up thumbs up
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« Reply #31 on: January 24, 2013, 07:44:54 PM »

What are you gonna prove?
You used inside information to hit a pick 5 for 70k
You said you jogged that 30/1 shot

It's like someone betting on football knowing the quarterback has a injured rib and can't throw. Stop already! Your not a victim so don't act like it!




I disagree.  What evidence do you have to validate your statement ?
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« Reply #32 on: January 24, 2013, 10:33:03 PM »

I disagree.  What evidence do you have to validate your statement ?
Really?
Did you read the self admissions on here?
C'mon reading is a comprehension, if you need me to copy the quotes for you I might do it.
Stop being a suck puppet, he's not gonna give you any picks(hence the 30/1 shot) and he shouldn't do it anyway.

Listen anyone that does the same shit goes down eventually just a matter of time before a mistake is made, history dictates it. Ira smolin is probably an ok guy but I don't care.
But Ira your kid just *** up bad, messed with the wrong people who are out for vengeance and won't stop. Your kid thinks he's hollier than god, well he ran into a sleeping lion and woke that lion up. You can laugh or discount this post, but remember that one person will make life a living hell for the smolins. There is a way out he knows do the right thing and maybe that someone will go away satisfied. Because I can tell you Ira no one is stopping this person, time is the best revenge Ira yesterday is history tommorow is a mystery, do the right thing today!
Good luck to you and yours Ira.
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« Reply #33 on: January 24, 2013, 10:56:17 PM »

Speaking of suck puppets, all but two of sookie's lifetime posts to this forum are Smolin family related stalking.

 screwy screwy screwy
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« Reply #34 on: January 24, 2013, 11:04:22 PM »

Really?
Did you read the self admissions on here?
C'mon reading is a comprehension, if you need me to copy the quotes for you I might do it.
Stop being a suck puppet, he's not gonna give you any picks(hence the 30/1 shot) and he shouldn't do it anyway.

Listen anyone that does the same shit goes down eventually just a matter of time before a mistake is made, history dictates it. Ira smolin is probably an ok guy but I don't care.
But Ira your kid just *** up bad, messed with the wrong people who are out for vengeance and won't stop. Your kid thinks he's hollier than god, well he ran into a sleeping lion and woke that lion up. You can laugh or discount this post, but remember that one person will make life a living hell for the smolins. There is a way out he knows do the right thing and maybe that someone will go away satisfied. Because I can tell you Ira no one is stopping this person, time is the best revenge Ira yesterday is history tommorow is a mystery, do the right thing today!
Good luck to you and yours Ira.


Sorry, not buying what you're selling  bang head
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« Reply #35 on: January 25, 2013, 02:23:12 AM »

Speaking of suck puppets, all but two of sookie's lifetime posts to this forum are Smolin family related stalking.

 screwy screwy screwy
Danger Will Robinson Danger
Leave Ira alone and let him post what he feels he must ...
With Rocco taking unpaid leave from Barn To Wire  posts on here it needs some  sarcasm sarcasm sarcasm
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« Reply #36 on: January 25, 2013, 06:26:55 AM »

    sookie, if you or someone you know has a problem with bobby ,i dont know about it  dunno  why take it out on me ??  hes three times seven !    im not him!! chillpill   I KNOW, I DIDNT HURT ANYBODY!     I M GONNA TAKE A BREAK FROM THIS FOR AWHILE .--------------------ITS TO HARD TO DO THIS----- ROCCO WAS RIGHT  dude                                                                      MAY ALL YOUR BETS BE WINNING ONES  !!!                    GOODBYE 4 NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  beer beer beer
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« Reply #37 on: January 25, 2013, 07:30:42 AM »

Shalom, Ira  thumbs up
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« Reply #38 on: January 25, 2013, 11:05:01 AM »

Shalom, Ira  thumbs up

Ira  thumbs up
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« Reply #39 on: January 25, 2013, 11:47:12 AM »

I hope Ira comes back......don't let the man get you down Ira


Like Pacemaker, we enjoy reading a lot of the bizarro caca that gets spewed here & occasionally been the target, but never bothers me.
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« Reply #40 on: January 25, 2013, 09:21:42 PM »

I hope Ira comes back......don't let the man get you down Ira


Like Pacemaker, we enjoy reading a lot of the bizarro caca that gets spewed here & occasionally been the target, but never bothers me.


I agree 100%
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« Reply #41 on: January 25, 2013, 09:49:23 PM »

I'VE NEVER HAD A PROBLEM WITH IRA.

I HOPE HE KEEPS POSTING, BUT PLEASE NO GYRO SHOVING AND ITS NOT POLITE TO THROW YOUR SOUP!!!

LET'S STAY CIVIL.
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« Reply #42 on: January 25, 2013, 11:28:34 PM »

Like Pacemaker, we enjoy reading a lot of the bizarro caca that gets spewed here & occasionally been the target, but never bothers me.

If you haven't been called a crackhead by swooey, you haven't earned your forum stripes.
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« Reply #43 on: January 26, 2013, 01:08:07 AM »

If you haven't been called a crackhead by swooey, you haven't earned your forum stripes.
throws that term out quite liberally.   laughing guy laughing guy laughing guy
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« Reply #44 on: January 26, 2013, 03:07:07 AM »

I for one will miss IRA and hope he isn't accused of trying to hoax Manti te'o by others . Seems like poor IRA is being accused of everything these days . Lets face it Bobby is in trouble with Illinois racing management at this time . He like so many others like John Roberts , Pat Curtin , Mike Oosting , Pete Procopi , Slash Sutton and many others all have found time to cause drama . They all were welcomed back and Bob Smolin will be allowed back soon .
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« Reply #45 on: January 26, 2013, 11:14:52 AM »

Ira Smolin is to Chicago harness racing as Betty White is to television.  (I swear I saw this on my SAT test).

Both have been involved in their respective venues forever.  Each has had a high profile and a bit of success over the years.  Both are occasionally contrversial.  The biggest similarity is that both are more popular now than ever before in their careers.  And nobody can explain why. dunno poor baby screwy head shake
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He just did it to cause trouble here.
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« Reply #46 on: January 26, 2013, 02:46:03 PM »

I'VE NEVER HAD A PROBLEM WITH IRA.

I HOPE HE KEEPS POSTING, BUT PLEASE NO GYRO SHOVING AND ITS NOT POLITE TO THROW YOUR SOUP!!!

LET'S STAY CIVIL.

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« Reply #47 on: April 17, 2013, 01:31:17 PM »

49xxxx   Smolin , Ira x    IL   US   M   19xx    09/30/2008   

He's not registered anymore?
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« Reply #48 on: April 17, 2013, 01:42:31 PM »

    why bring this total crap back !!  im not important .  and the answer is ten fold!  head shake head shake 
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« Reply #49 on: April 17, 2013, 01:57:14 PM »

Ira is a ventriloquist dummy. Everytime someone criticizes or says something bad about Bobby, Ira's mouth starts moving and he defends Bobby. You can't even see Bobby's lips moving. But after all Bobby is his Son and I would expect him to defend him.
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« Reply #50 on: April 17, 2013, 03:33:09 PM »

Someone told me Ira is George Conley's buddy.
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« Reply #51 on: April 17, 2013, 08:51:45 PM »

George conley is a  good guy!!
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