Category Archives: equine

What does it take to win?

Saturday’s Preakness really showed what it takes to win a horse race.  Of course you have to start out with a really good horse, but there is so much more to winning a race.  The old Irish saying is “The … Continue reading

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Good News & Not So Good

Our mare Yuma Thurman ran on Friday.  She was in the lead most of the way but got caught at the wire.  That was actually the good news — she ran well and pulled up good.  Coming in second also … Continue reading

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Just pictures

I promised to post pictures of Yuma Thurman after she won her race, so here goes: She is clearly in the lead all the way! Here’s our girl in full stride! This is a winning smile! In the Winner’s Circle … Continue reading

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Finally

It seemed like forever, but we finally got our win.  Yuma Thurman went wire to wire — gone good bye! We had an apprentice rider named Katelin Willey on her.  This young jockey is just doing so well and we … Continue reading

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A few curve balls

Life seems to have thrown me a few curve balls lately and I have had to put everything aside to deal with these problematic situations.  It’s time to shake the blues and think positive and enjoy life.  So here I … 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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Still trying

Well Albuquerque has still proven to be a heart breaker.  The track has been so fast and our horses start so well but seem to weaken in the stretch. Our trainer, Drew Fulmer is a die-hard so he has been great. … Continue reading

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