Tag Archives: horses

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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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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No Place Like Home

Chase those flying moneys away, click your heels and repeat after me: “There’s no place like home!” We are down to our last week of racing in New Mexico and then all the horses will be heading home to Turf … 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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One More Time — Keeping the Faith

We managed to make it so far during the long summer of racing in New Mexico.  Our home base is Turf Paradise in Phoenix, AZ.  It’s been a tough summer trying to win a few races here and there. We … Continue reading

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Long Hot Summer — How many ways can you lose?

Every summer it’s time for our thoroughbred horses to leave home (Phoenix, AZ) and race in a more temperate climate.  The 100 degree temperatures of Phoenix are too stressful for our equine family. For the last few years, we have … Continue reading

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Off and running at Sunray Park

So the meet at Sunray Park in Albuquerque started on July 3rd.  It was a grand start for our trainer Drew Fulmer.  He entered his oldest horse Canard.  Canard is a wonder horse.  He is sweet and gentle.  He’ll eat … Continue reading

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Back home in Phoenix, AZ

Our horses have all been settled for the new meet at Sunray in Farmington, NM.  Our trainer, Drew Fulmer did a wonderful job of getting all my equine kids moved and ready to go. It is time to reflect on … 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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Escaping the Heat

Phoenix Arizona is starting to heat up for the summer.  Our horses are not happy with the higher temperatures, but they will soon be in a better climate.  Half of our horses have already been hauled to Albuquerque, NM where … 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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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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