Tag Archives: Horse trainer

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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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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Our new girl

Our trainer Drew Fulmer claimed a horse about a week ago.  She is a 3 year old filly named Twilightinpriddis.  We decided to run her again on only 6 days rest and she was magnificent.  She could have won the … 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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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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What would Dracula say?

Dracula would say: I want your blood!  Well, we are looking for some new blood — that is we are looking forward to claiming a few horses this weekend starting on Halloween. I always get excited about claiming horses.   … Continue reading

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Crash and Burn

We were ready to rumble and I think our horses were ready too.  We tried something new with our horse Elusive Moment and the horse reacted as expected, too bad the jockey didn’t.  I almost never blame the jockey for … Continue reading

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Ready to Rumble

We definitely are ready to rumble — but the big question is “Will it be Rumble or Stumble?”  Horse Racing is a risky tricky business and we will soon see if we can keep the magic alive.  We have two … Continue reading

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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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Time for a little MAGIC

It’s the start of a new racing season and so I decided it was time to enlist some good old fashioned Magic!  Ha ha!  I have found that many owners and trainers are at least a little superstitious and so I … Continue reading

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Hail Hail The Gang’s All Here!

Well, not only are all of our horses back at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, AZ, our home base, but they are all settled in and ready for the new racing season. As promised, here are pictures of some of our … Continue reading

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Rock & Roll

It’s time to get ready to rock and roll.  All the horses are back home safely thanks to our illustrious trainer, Drew Fulmer.   I know he is singing and dancing, even if he won’t admit it.  It has been … 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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