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Recipe for Success

Hurray for California Chrome!  Congrats to the owners!  They definitely had the recipe for success — oh yeah, even cookies.  I’d love to have that recipe for horse cookies — they worked.  But what really works for thoroughbreds is the … Continue reading

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Success for Fulmer Racing Team

It surely was a glorious week for Fulmer Racing. John’s Knight Out ran on Tuesday and of course he won. The funny thing is that about two weeks ago, after a disappointing start for John’s Knight Out, Drew Fulmer told … Continue reading

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Time for New Blood — Plan B

Well, I had hoped that we would have added two new faces to the barn.  Our trainer, Drew Fulmer picked a wonderful mature horse named Remus who I think will have some quick success.  Unfortunately, I don’t see a long-term … Continue reading

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Time For New Blood

By this time at the end of the weekend, I hope to meet a few new equine friends. I am anxious to see a few new faces at the barn. There are two horses to pick from that I am … Continue reading

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Fulmer Racing Team — On a Roll!

Yesterday was a great racing day for Drew Fulmer’s oldest — Canard. Canard is a 10-year old gelding and he won! He is an extremely pleasant horse, who loves attention and loves to eat. He didn’t run much last year, … Continue reading

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Oh Mama!

Yesterday proved to be Super Saturday at Turf Paradise for our oldest mare, Dress Blues.  Dress Blues is the first horse we claimed and started our road to Thoroughbred racing. Dress Blues is a Kentucky bred Mare foaled on April … Continue reading

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Staying Positive

Essential in any competitive sport is a positive attitude.  It is often difficult to see the light at the end of the tunnel, especially when you go through a period of maybe I should call it stagnation. We have not … 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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Tonight at Eleven — race results

Here’s the latest from Turf Paradise.  It’s me, Tonight at Eleven, affectionately known as 11.  Well, I ran on Wednesday.  I couldn’t believe the odds — I guess my recent races were pretty bad, but at race time the odds … Continue reading

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Best Choice — Elusive Moment

Originally posted on Sunshine Racing:
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 —…

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We couldn’t do it without you — behind the scenes

It takes teamwork to be successful. Drew Fulmer’s barn at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, Arizona currently has over twenty horses. That of course is way too much work for one man. Drew has three grooms and they are the best. … Continue reading

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My most cherished fan

Hi! It’s me again, Ocotillo. In case you don’t know me, I am a 2-year old gelding in Drew Fulmer’s barn at Turf Paradise. I won my first race on November 19th. If you read the previous post, you can … Continue reading

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Ain’t no baby anymore — I’m a Winner!!

Hey, it’s me Ocotillo. Hurray and Congrats!! Dorothy was right — I won my first race. It was such a great feeling. I really was the fastest horse in the race, just like Dorothy told me I would be. Tonight … Continue reading

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Another Chance — Hey it’s me Ocotillo

Well, they are giving me another chance to prove myself — my race date is Tuesday, November 19th. If you missed the last one, I was running like a champ according to Dorothy. Then suddenly, and it seemed out of … Continue reading

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Racing results

On Sunday, our beauty Berry Valid made a gallant effort. She was in the lead from the start. She was first out and ready to run. Although it appeared Berry Valid was going to win the race, in the last … Continue reading

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