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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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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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4th Place Recap

Opening day at Turf Paradise was definitely a welcomed day.  We are finally home and ready to race.  All our equine kids made it home safely from New Mexico and are settled in. The first day of racing for us … 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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Look Out — Here We Come!

The hauling to a new meet has been completed thanks to the extraordinary efforts of our trainer, Drew C. Fulmer. He really is the all in one trainer. He not only cares from our equine family, he does most of … 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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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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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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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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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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There’s no place like home

Our horses left our home race track, Turf Paradise in Phoenix, AZ during the first week of May. It has been a long summer without the horses. Yesterday, I saw that Turf Paradise published its condition book for the upcoming … Continue reading

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Time to rest

Well, we had a good run at Sunray Park in Farmington and now it’s time to rest.  The next meet is in Albuquerque, NM.  That meet starts the first week of August, so we have time for the horses to … 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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Oh no — No Jockey!!

On Tuesday, June 10th, we were all set to see Pursuxit run in the last race at Sunray. The horses were all ready and on their way to the starting gate. We had our bets in. We were watching the … Continue reading

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