Category Archives: Arizona

4th Place Recap

Opening day at Turf Paradise was definitely a welcomed day.  We are finally home and ready to race.  All our equine kids made it home safely from New Mexico and are settled in. The first day of racing for us … Continue reading

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No Place Like Home

Chase those flying moneys away, click your heels and repeat after me: “There’s no place like home!” We are down to our last week of racing in New Mexico and then all the horses will be heading home to Turf … Continue reading

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Look Out Sunray

The meet at Albuquerque Downs is over. It has been a little trying to say the least. The number of races for which our horses qualified were few so we didn’t have much opportunity to compete. The track at Albuquerque … Continue reading

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Escaping the Heat

Phoenix Arizona is starting to heat up for the summer.  Our horses are not happy with the higher temperatures, but they will soon be in a better climate.  Half of our horses have already been hauled to Albuquerque, NM where … Continue reading

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Our new girl

Our trainer Drew Fulmer claimed a horse about a week ago.  She is a 3 year old filly named Twilightinpriddis.  We decided to run her again on only 6 days rest and she was magnificent.  She could have won the … Continue reading

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Pursuxit by a nose

On December 15th, our long time favorite Pursuxit did it again.  He ran a mile race and won by a nose.  Our jockey was Ronald “The Rocket” Richard.  Ronald is new to Turf Paradise and has done exceptionally well on … 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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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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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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Hail Hail The Gang’s All Here!

Well, not only are all of our horses back at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, AZ, our home base, but they are all settled in and ready for the new racing season. As promised, here are pictures of some of our … Continue reading

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Rock & Roll

It’s time to get ready to rock and roll.  All the horses are back home safely thanks to our illustrious trainer, Drew Fulmer.   I know he is singing and dancing, even if he won’t admit it.  It has been … Continue reading

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