Category Archives: horse racing

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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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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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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Broken Hearted

Yesterday was a real heart breaker for me.  We had our horse Cut to the Front running at Sunray Park.  He was training so good and looked ready to win.  We had claimed him with the intent that he would do … 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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The Winningest

I am happy to introduce you to our last claim. His name is Inclined to Win and that’s just what he has done at Albuquerque. If it were not for Inclined to Win, we might just be in the red. … Continue reading

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Another Win for Fulmer Racing Team

Life on the road can be more difficult for the racing teams. Our horses traveled from Phoenix, AZ to Albuquerque, NM this summer. The horses had to get used to the higher elevation and a different track. Albuquerque is a … 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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Look Out — Here We Come!

The hauling to a new meet has been completed thanks to the extraordinary efforts of our trainer, Drew C. Fulmer. He really is the all in one trainer. He not only cares from our equine family, he does most of … 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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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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