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Paul Sellers
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Freaks gone

Post by Paul Sellers » 7 months ago

Sadly all my freaks got demoted to stakes ... anyone spared the wrath of the new gallop ratings?
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Re: Freaks gone

Post by Andrew James » 7 months ago

I had a freak go to allowance LOL and that's not even the weirdest thing. I have multiple horses that somehow improved from Allowance to Stakes*

*Yes I galloped them after the mid year change.
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Post by Randell Johnson » 7 months ago

https://www.simhorseracing.com/horse.ph ... ID=1241172 - Chase Elliott

Sadly he was demoted to Stakes from Freak

I saved this name for a Freak, and lol, he get's changed to Stakes. Not sad, but kinda funny. He still has a 44.87 for 4f dirt, which seems like Freak quality.
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Re: Freaks gone

Post by David Velasquez » 7 months ago

:shock: :shock: go bear, my 3 Stakes are allowance I KNEW

Some allowances went down to Productive, hahaha like the crab walked backwards :cry: :cry:

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Post by Rochelle Zahacy » 7 months ago

I somehow still have freaks! WHEW!

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Re: Freaks gone

Post by Danny Derby » 7 months ago

https://www.simhorseracing.com/horse.ph ... ID=1102635 and https://www.simhorseracing.com/horse.ph ... ID=1127931 now have a "Stakes" comment. Just wondering about how harsh this new scale is :O

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Post by Jack Meyer » 7 months ago

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Re: Freaks gone

Post by The Steward » 7 months ago

Andrew James wrote:
7 months ago
I had a freak go to allowance LOL and that's not even the weirdest thing. I have multiple horses that somehow improved from Allowance to Stakes*

*Yes I galloped them after the mid year change.
Oh dear.... I might be wrong about when the adjustment takes place, maybe they already changed...... looking now.
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Re: Freaks gone

Post by Danny Derby » 7 months ago

Why are so many galloped horses showing "Unknown" in the improve column now?

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Re: Freaks gone

Post by Andrew James » 7 months ago

The Steward wrote:
7 months ago
Andrew James wrote:
7 months ago
I had a freak go to allowance LOL and that's not even the weirdest thing. I have multiple horses that somehow improved from Allowance to Stakes*

*Yes I galloped them after the mid year change.
Oh dear.... I might be wrong about when the adjustment takes place, maybe they already changed...... looking now.
Here are the links

Freak to allowance ----> https://www.simhorseracing.com/horse.ph ... ID=1174165 This looks like it happened at mid-year, I didn't gallop her after that but these next two I did.
Allowance ----- Stakes - https://www.simhorseracing.com/horse.ph ... ID=1204124 and https://www.simhorseracing.com/horse.ph ... ID=1190868 this one I even galloped after his second start so really not sure how he got better.
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Re: Freaks gone

Post by Nena Olson » 7 months ago

Rhys and Voyage are now Stakes gallopers.

Also, I had a 3yo TR filly who went from Stakes to Freak but have no fear, she still is a maiden :D lol

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Re: Freaks gone

Post by David Velasquez » 7 months ago

:P I think it is excellent so you do not live on illusions, now everyone will know what they have in their stable, and know where to point :P :P

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Post by The Steward » 7 months ago

Danny Derby wrote:
7 months ago
Why are so many galloped horses showing "Unknown" in the improve column now?
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Re: Freaks gone

Post by Paul Sellers » 7 months ago

Danny Derby wrote:
7 months ago
Just wondering about how harsh this new scale is
My formerly freak yearling, who is top 3 in yearling filly 5F workout times (within 2/100ths of the top), sadly no longer a freak.
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Re: Freaks gone

Post by Gavin Guile » 7 months ago

Wow lost my two freaks..and now only 5 stakes in my racing/training barn :( know that horse ability didn’t change but the hope of them being at the top of their class is gone
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