Jan 272018
 

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OK Trainers, it is here, possibly the greatest showcase in Sim Racing, EQUINICS, the thoroughbred equivalent to the world event, THE OLYMPICS. Most trainers in our great game strive to participate in this time honoured event, glory and prestige await but a few but being part of a team representing your chosen Residency is an achievement in itself. I would firstly like to thank Mike, on the behalf of ever player for making this possible and his continued focus on making this the best horse racing Sim worldwide. I would like to congratulate every player that have entrants and wish you all the best of luck. To all the people co-ordinating the event, game staff, Residency bosses and a myriad of people behind the scenes, we salute you.

This years event carries a Hall of Fame theme so I would like to pay tribute to some of the legends of the Sim world.

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ALLIED ASSAULT

WAR CHANT x SEATTLE SLEW x HALO

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BASKETBALL JONES
SMARTY JONES x SEATTLE SLEW x DANZIG

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BLUE ANT
PLEASANT COLONY x CURE THE BLUES x SPECIAL LINEAGE

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BRISTOL ROVERS
RAHY x DANZIG x ROBERTO

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BUSTIN CHOPS
MALIBU MOON x DYNAFORMER x SADLER’S WELLS

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CALL OF THE WILD II
WAR CHANT x NUREYEV x VALID APPEAL

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CECIL ROO
AFFIRMED x BLUSHING GROOM x BOLD BIDDER

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CREEPSHOW
ROCK OF GIBRALTAR x DEPUTY MINISTER x SEEKING THE GOLD

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CRYIN OUT LOUD
STREET CRY x GIANT’S CAUSEWAY x MILL REEF

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DARK MANDU
MOUNTAIN HIGH (IRE) x SCATMANDU x NORTHERN GUEST

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FINAL EXIT
DYNAFORMER x SEEKING THE GOLD x NORTHERN DANCER

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GENERAL’S CHARIOT
GONE WEST x STORM CAT x FAPPIANO

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HORSESHOE BAY
RED RANSOM x WOODMAN x RAISE A NATIVE

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I WON’T LOOK BACK
MALIBU MOON x STREET CRY x DEPUTY MINISTER

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KING TACHYON
KING KAMEHAMEHA x AGNES TACHYON x NORTHFIELDS

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MAMBO WILDCAT
FOREST WILDCAT x KINGMAMBO x DEPUTY MINISTER

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MR DEVIOUS
CRAFTY PROSPECTOR x STORM CAT x VALID APPEAL

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NEW SLEW
SEATTLE SLEW x QUIET FLING x TURN TO REASON

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SOLAR SONG
DEPUTY MINISTER x NUREYEV x BOLD RULER

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STORMY PROSPECTOR
STORM BIRD x PROUD TRUTH x CARACOLERO

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TATSU
GHOSTZAPPER x STORM CAT x MR. PROSPECTOR

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TOO MANY LARRY
UNBRIDLED’S SONG x ALYDAR x SEATTLE SLEW

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LOCO COLONY
MONTJEU x STORM BIRD x PLEASANT COLONY

Now let’s pay tribute to some of the top Equine legends in USA history .

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NATIVE DANCER                                                                          SECRETARIAT

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MAN O’ WAR                                                                               CITATION

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BUCKPASSER                                                                                    KELSO

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DR FAGER                                                                          SPECTACULAR BID

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AFFIRMED                                                                         SEATTLE SLEW

 

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To start our Equinics the torch travels on a 95-day tour to it’s final destination, South Korea, passed on from one torch-bearer to another until all 14 of the participating Residencies, from all corners of the globe, join as one to do battle. Lets take a look at some snapshots along the way.

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Our final runner arrives and we watch as an all time favorite in the Sim, Roys, majestically lights the Cauldron to signal the opening of the 2018 Equinics, let the races begin.

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THE VENUES

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New York

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Pyeongchang County, South Korea 

 

THE RACES

lex  cold

AMANDA bay

pye  devious

japanese  nij

sal  roo

gen  sunny

rock  wont

dusty  buda

cats  krishna

storm  jack

mine  solar

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LISTED BELOW ARE THE COMPETITORS RESIDENCIES

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UNIVERSAL RACING CLUB

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BLAZING SADDLES

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EMPIRE STATE RACING

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ELITE RACING CLUB

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EAST-WEST CONNECTION (EWC)

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GR SIMSTERS

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ALL-STARS RACING (ASR)

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MIDAS

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SIMHISPANO

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RACING HQ

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MINNESOTA TESTBARN RESIDENCY

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PASTURES OF GREEN

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NWRC

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MEGALOPOLIS

 

All the drug testing has been done and all horses are cleared to race.

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GOOD LUCK and ENJOY

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Written by GCLIFFO (Greg)

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  11 Responses to “2018 Equinics Opening Ceremony”

  1. Awesomely done!!! And great job w/ the pictures!!!

  2. I got to light the torch……..Woo Hoo!

  3. Very nice!

  4. Let the games begin!

  5. Great and entertaining article, thank you buddy, good luck all

  6. Great Job!

  7. outstanding!

  8. well done bud lets go racn

  9. Good stuff. I must admit I was a little blah about the Equinics this year when they first started being discussed in December but I’m into it now and can’t wait for the races. Good luck all and see you on the track!

  10. very nice