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Hi sir. day before yesterday morning i fed my racehorse with 2kg oats and bran mash in the morning 9AM. in the evening at 6PM, i fed with 3kg oats and bran mash. my horse ran and won yesterday with 1 length. but, the thing is, he was hand walked for 45minutes and at 9AM, he was fed only 1kg oats.

now, my question is. how did he win the race eating 1kg oats in the morning. why he was not fed 2kg oats as usual?

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HI EVERY TRAINER FEEDS DIFFERENTLY ON RACE DAY. I WOULD FEED A NORMAL FEED THE DAY BEFORE, THEN ON RACE DAY  2 QUARTS IN THE AM FEEDING, THEN NOTHING ELSE TILL AFTER THE RACE. WE ALL HAVE OUR WAYS TO DO THINGS AND HORSES WIN RACES NO MATTER HOW WE FEED THEM.  THANKS ed hess  

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Ed Hess

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Have trained thoroughbreds for 30 odd years. Have been a licensed trainer for that long of time. I continue to train my race horses and thoroughly enjoy every day.

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Experience: Licensed trainer for over 30 yrs. Have had lots of winners in all different types of races - from bottom claimers to top quality stakes winners. My best money winner was Aristocratic Cross (multiple stakes winner). My best claiming horse was Navajo Family, winner of 12 races in one year. I still enjoy racing a modest stable of horses each year.

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