I bet on Pacers, seldom Trotters.
I've been following them for 35 years, I guess a lot longer than you.
Listen Denzel, just cause he's your 'mate' means bugger all, i'm sure he is a nice fellow, just like a lot of nice fellows you've probably bagged over the years, ie Jockeys, drivers, trainers, footy players, golfers etc.
I'm entitled to dislike someone's performance, just like anyone else.
If you have your hard earned on a footy match and your team bombs a try on fulltime which would have given them the win, do you sit there and say oh well that's unfortunate, or do you call the player that dropped the ball all the names under the sun?
Now be truthful