Approaching my 4th Twitterversary. Think my very first tweet was something regarding getting pumped for Quality Road’s Amsterdam #timefliesIt's true, time flies. I thought it would be really neat to look back at some first tweets from before 2009 by various industry types. I commissioned some special software and have them for you today. Enjoy!
— Melissa Nolan (@KeeneGal) August 1, 2013
Ed DeRosa - "This is stupid. If I have more than 10 tweets by next year I would be shocked"
Joe Drape - "Hi Twitter. It's here where I will link my puff pieces about horse racing. I hope you follow me!"
Ray Paulick - "My new website is up at paulickreport.com. Thanks to the TOC for being a main advertiser."
Brad Cummings - "My new website is up at the
Racetrackandy - "How the f&*$ do I keep getting my twitter account suspended?!"
Jeff Gural - "Hi Twitter. Today's meeting with Governor Christie went well"
Left at the Gate - "TVG is evil. And I don't like John McCain"
JerseyTom - "I'm going to be writing about racing moving with the times. I feel we may be turning a corner"
Caroline Betts (Socal Thoroughbred Rescue) - "I think that by 2013 we as an industry will have made great progress in horse retirement"
Andy Serling - "I look forward to chatting with people on twitter. I consider no question as dumb, so fire away"
Todd Pletcher - "I am in no way affiliated with that @notthetoddster doofus"
Richard Dutrow - "I'm happy to join twitter. Expect me to be here for a long time"
Inside the Pylons - "Test tweet: Moron."
Steve Byk - "Go NYRA!"
Philadelphia Park - "Please see the Parx casino feed for special deals"
Team Zenyatta - "We look forward to traveling more this season"
@DRF - "We have a special at the DRF store: 60% off 'Blame, Horse of the Year' tee shirts"
Sid Fernando - "I will use this timeline to talk about horse mating. I will not, under any circumstance, delve into any other topic"
Turf Paradise - "We'll use this feed to keep you updated on $13.99 rib eye deals, but won't use it to tell you we quietly raised win takeout"
Mike Repole - "If the Breeders Cup doesn't choose Belmont this year I'm going to go postal"
Breeders Cup - "This year's Breeders Cup will be at Santa Anita (copy/paste)"
NYRA - "The slots process has moved smoothly. We expect things to be up and running soon"
Mountaineer - "Job posting - Security guard needed, no experience necessary"
Hambletonian06 - "We won't be going back to heats. Ray Schnittker doesn't like them."
Premier McGuinty - "I love horse racing. Slots are here to stay, and I promise to balance the budget by 2011"
CHRB Member David Israel - "F$)#)$ I can't figure this f#)@#( twitter out."
Gary Stevens - "If I ride again please tweet your critiques to me here. Don't worry, I have a thick skin"
Alex Waldrop - "I wish twitter was invented when we did the Go Baby Go campaign. It woulda rocked"
The Jockey Club - "So far we see a lot of support from trainers for the elimination of raceday medications"
Gulfstream Park - "Us racing in the summer? Are you crazy?"
PTP - "I like the seven in the third at Aqueduct. If he loses I will not tweet again"
Have a great day everyone.