Category Archives: Turf Paradise

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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A few curve balls

Life seems to have thrown me a few curve balls lately and I have had to put everything aside to deal with these problematic situations.  It’s time to shake the blues and think positive and enjoy life.  So here I … 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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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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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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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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Check us out

Our trainer Drew Fulmer has a new website.  It is entitled fulmerracing.com.  Be sure to check it out. The Fulmer website will be more informative than my horse stories and if you are a horse lover, you might learn something … 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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Lady Luck

Well Lady Luck thumbed her nose at us on Sunday. On Sunday, we had one of my favorite runners race.  His name is Pursuxit and he is probably the most intelligent horse in our barn.  At least I think he … 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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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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