Category Archives: horse racing

Still Dreaming

Today, I went to see my beloved favorite horse Tonight at Eleven.  He was in very good spirits and looked like his old self — healthy and strong. In November 2014 I wrote a blog entitled The Dream is Still … Continue reading

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At the top of his game

I have written about a really sweet horse that we have named Pursuxit.  Well, he ran yesterday and like the champion that he is, he won the race. We purchased Pursuxit from another trainer who had difficulty controlling Pursuxit.  When … Continue reading

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On the move in 2015

It may seem that I have been lax by not posting anything new.  Oh well, I started 2015 in the ICU and I am now recovering at home.  My health has been problematic for some time now, but that’s a … 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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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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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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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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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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