Tag Archives: Horse

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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Broken Hearted

Yesterday was a real heart breaker for me.  We had our horse Cut to the Front running at Sunray Park.  He was training so good and looked ready to win.  We had claimed him with the intent that he would do … Continue reading

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Time for Change

We are getting ready to send our horses to New Mexico for the summer.  Arizona gets too hot for the horses and the meet at Turf Paradise ends on May 5th.  Our racing team will be off to Albuquerque Downs. … 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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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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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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Time to make our own luck

Here we go again.  We are going to try to claim a horse today.  It’s kind of frustrating finding the right horse.  We have the money available to make the claim and we actually attempted to make a claim but … 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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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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Why Horses?

Why horses?  I was sort of sad the other day and maybe even a little depressed.  I thought about my horses.  They are all thoroughbreds.  Two are on the farm right now resting for the coming racing season at Turf … 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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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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