Category Archives: horseback riding

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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Off and running again

Well, we were fortunate to find a few races for which our horses qualify.  Pursuxit was off and running in the 9th race at The Downs in Albuquerque today, Saturday, September 6th.  He made a gallant effort but the track … Continue reading

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Not quite ready yet

Well we had three horses start over the weekend at Albuquerque with no real success. Well, not exactly true. The horses are new to the track and they needed a good chance to get acquainted with the track. Sometimes it … Continue reading

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Ready Set Go . . .

Time for the new meet. We are moving to Albuquerque, NM for the next meet. Our trainer, Drew Fulmer is packing up and we’ll be off in the morning. All the horses have had a good rest after a successful … Continue reading

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Final Days at Sunray Park, NM

The meet at Sunray ends on June 22nd. We only have three more races and then the horses can rest up for the Albuquerque meet which starts the first week of August. Yesterday, my favorite horse Tonight at Eleven ran. … Continue reading

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A sign of things to come

One of the oldest horses in Drew Fulmer’s barn ran today and won the race!  Hurray for Canard!  Canard is a 10-year old gelding and he is a real sweetie.  He loves attention and of course like the rest of … Continue reading

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Turn It Around

Well, we have had a slow start at the meet at Turf Paradise. Some of the race selections have not been the best, primarily because the right races haven’t been available. Yesterday, Pursuxit did his best in a race that … Continue reading

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Looking for a WIN

Just starting the third week of the meet at Turf Paradise. Everyone is working hard getting their horses ready. I understand that there are about 1,400 horses at Turf Paradise and by the end of the year there should be … Continue reading

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Horse Treats

Besides having race horses, I love to garden and have turned my back yard into a make-shift urban farm.  Last season we had a great deal of vegetables, but one of my primary goals is to keep the horses in … Continue reading

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From Down Under

Katie’s Dan(NZ) is a bay gelding, foaled September 30, 2004 in New Zealand. His first race was a maiden claiming race at Paeroa in New Zealand. He won that race as a first time starter. Katie’s Dan made his way … Continue reading

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The Curse

There is a great deal of superstitions that accompanies any gambling activity.  Horse racing is no exception.  My story however may be superstition, fantasy or just karma.  I will leave you to decide. What seems now like a lifetime ago, after … Continue reading

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Thoroughbred Horse Racing Partnerships — 100% of the Dream at a Fraction of the Cost

Owning a race horse can be one of the most exciting investments you will ever make. Nothing can describe the feeling of watching your horse victoriously pass his opponents and cross the wire first.  There is no comparison to standing … Continue reading

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Best Choice — Elusive Moment

In late December, I became ill and was home in bed for just over a week.  Thankfully, the internet helped keep me occupied. I went on-line to look for horses.  I was itching for some excitement — claiming another horse was my … Continue reading

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JUNIOR

You may have read about me if you read Ocotillo’s story.   My name is Junior.   I belong to Drew Fulmer, a professional thoroughbred horse trainer.  I live at Drew Fulmer’s barn with the race horses. When I was born, I … Continue reading

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ERRANT TEENAGER

John’s Knight Out (John) was claimed by us in November 2011 when he was a 3-year old.  An easy horse to deal with, he adjusted well to the new barn.  Our trainer, Drew Fulmer was happy to have him.  We had some … Continue reading

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