Category Archives: horse trainers

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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Happy Father’s Day

Today is Father’s Day. Our trainer Drew Fulmer is a father and a grandfather, but he is even more.  He is a “DAD” to our horses. Here is a silly poem which I sent to him as a Happy Dad’s … 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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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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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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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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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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Crash and Burn

We were ready to rumble and I think our horses were ready too.  We tried something new with our horse Elusive Moment and the horse reacted as expected, too bad the jockey didn’t.  I almost never blame the jockey for … 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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Last Hurrah!

Today will be the last day that our trainer will be racing horses at the Downs at Albuquerque.  It’s time to come home. It has been a long summer in New Mexico for our team.  We did well in Farmington, but … Continue reading

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Why Horses?

Why horses?  I was sort of sad the other day and maybe even a little depressed.  I thought about my horses.  They are all thoroughbreds.  Two are on the farm right now resting for the coming racing season at Turf … Continue reading

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Pursue It

Finally success on Tuesday, September 16th.  One of my favorites, Pursuxit (pronounced pursue it — silent x) ran in the 5th race and won by over 3 lengths.  At the last minute, we had a jockey change which ended up … Continue reading

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