Category Archives: superstitution

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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Keep your eyes on the prize

Our trainer had a horse run on Friday.  It just wasn’t the right spot for the horse.  The race was too short for this closer and it was a crazy day at the track anyway.  In the final race a … Continue reading

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Kicking Ass & Taking Names!

Well, as I mentioned in my last post, I visited with my favorite Tonight at Eleven. We had a nice conversation. He is of course quite attentive when I have carrots for him. I told him how much I missed … Continue reading

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Are you ready for the Year of the Horse?

Well, I am glad that it is soon going to be the official Chinese Year of the Horse.  Chinese New Year is tomorrow — January 31st.  In preparation for the New Year, we did some extra cleaning up at the … 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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Lucky Horseshoes

Why are horseshoes considered lucky? Apparently there are several myths about the luck of horseshoes. The most commonly told story that I found was from the 10th century. Apparently the Archbishop of Canterbury also moonlighted as a horseshoer. One late … 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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