Author Archives: dotstry

Time to get real

Well, I didn’t go into a long post about our two new horses before they ran on Wednesday.  I thought if I waited until after the race, it might change our luck.  Here’s how it went. Our trainer went out … Continue reading

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Smile and say cheese

As promised, I have photos to share.  These are the last three horses that we claimed.  The first claim this season was Cut to the Front. Cut to the Front is a 4-year old California bred gelding out of Storming Fever. … Continue reading

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December looks promising

As previously reported, we tried Quick Cielo in a race that was above his class to see how he would do.  Unfortunately, he didn’t get to run his kind of race.  Quick Cielo is a front runner and needs to … Continue reading

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Quick Update

I have been busy and so not much time to write.  So here’s just a quick update of what we have been up to. We claimed a horse for our trainer Drew Fulmer and my husband and I as partners. … Continue reading

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Check us out

Our trainer Drew Fulmer has a new website.  It is entitled fulmerracing.com.  Be sure to check it out. The Fulmer website will be more informative than my horse stories and if you are a horse lover, you might learn something … Continue reading

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Never say never — still looking for the right horse

Claiming a good thoroughbred horse is more difficult than you might think. The first step is to find horses in the appropriate price range. Once we have selected a few horses to look at, it’s time for some investigating.  Fortunately … Continue reading

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Lady Luck

Well Lady Luck thumbed her nose at us on Sunday. On Sunday, we had one of my favorite runners race.  His name is Pursuxit and he is probably the most intelligent horse in our barn.  At least I think he … Continue reading

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Time to make our own luck

Here we go again.  We are going to try to claim a horse today.  It’s kind of frustrating finding the right horse.  We have the money available to make the claim and we actually attempted to make a claim but … Continue reading

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If wishes were horses, all men would ride!

As previous reported, we made an attempt to claim a few new horses but not very successfully.  Our trainer Drew Fulmer dropped a claim on a really good horse, but as expected so did three other trainers.  There was a … Continue reading

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The Dream is still alive!

There are things that dreams and fantasies are made of.  I think I found that in my favorite horse Tonight at Eleven.  Tonight at Eleven is a thoroughbred race horse with more potential than anyone but me seems to recognize. … Continue reading

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What would Dracula say?

Dracula would say: I want your blood!  Well, we are looking for some new blood — that is we are looking forward to claiming a few horses this weekend starting on Halloween. I always get excited about claiming horses.   … Continue reading

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Crash and Burn

We were ready to rumble and I think our horses were ready too.  We tried something new with our horse Elusive Moment and the horse reacted as expected, too bad the jockey didn’t.  I almost never blame the jockey for … Continue reading

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Ready to Rumble

We definitely are ready to rumble — but the big question is “Will it be Rumble or Stumble?”  Horse Racing is a risky tricky business and we will soon see if we can keep the magic alive.  We have two … Continue reading

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100% IN THE MONEY

Well, we’re starting off on the right foot or at least I think so.  Pursuxit ran and came in 3rd.  There was a real speed horse in that race who figured to win and he sure did.  We decided we … Continue reading

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Our first start at Turf Paradise

Well today we get a chance to see if we are lucky or if we have any magic going yet.  Pursuxit will be running in the 6th race at turf.  There are some good speed horses in the race and … Continue reading

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