Category Archives: horse lovers

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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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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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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Keep the dream alive!

As I had posted a few days ago, our wonderful horse Inclined to Win was entered in a $150,000 handicap race because there were no other races for which he qualified. We knew that he was outclassed but it didn’t … Continue reading

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This is what DREAMS are made of

The meet at Albuquerque Downs is coming to an end and we will be happy to move on to Sunray. Sunray has always proven to be a more friendly track for our horses. There are more races for which we … Continue reading

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Fulmer Racing Team Wins

Yesterday, our trainer Drew Fulmer ran a new horse, Inclined to Win. This is the last claim that Drew made before leaving Turf Paradise for the summer. Although I have invested in most of his claims, it was not financially … Continue reading

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Time for Change

We are getting ready to send our horses to New Mexico for the summer.  Arizona gets too hot for the horses and the meet at Turf Paradise ends on May 5th.  Our racing team will be off to Albuquerque Downs. … 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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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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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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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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