Tag Archives: Phoenix Arizona

Finally

It seemed like forever, but we finally got our win.  Yuma Thurman went wire to wire — gone good bye! We had an apprentice rider named Katelin Willey on her.  This young jockey is just doing so well and we … 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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Reporting from Sunray Park, Farmington, NM

Reporting from Farmington — arrived on Saturday May 24th– it was cold, at least to a Phoenician.  The skies were overcast and threatened of rain. High Altitude made it difficult for me to breathe — I have a lung condition, but … Continue reading

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Finishing up at Turf Paradise

Our trainer Drew Fulmer has been working hard getting ready for the move to New Mexico. Everything has to be packed up and relocated. Equipment for the trip has to be inventoried so all necessary supplies are available. Drew can … Continue reading

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Real success

How do you define success? In horse racing it’s a win! But is that really the only standard for success. I guess as a quintessential optimist, I can try to at least put a positive spin on almost anything. We … Continue reading

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WELCOME HOME

  Yesterday was a real red letter day for Fulmer Racing Team.  We got our beloved Elusive Moment back. We originally claimed Elusive Moment in February 2013 and he proved to be the best pick ever.  I wanted to claim … 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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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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Sun Catcher’s Day

Well, here we go.  Sun Catcher, one of our newer horses is racing today.  I have such good feelings about this horse and have my fingers crossed that I am right at least this time. Sun Catcher’s Sire is Sun … Continue reading

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Ready Set Go

If you have previously read my posts, you know that my favorite horse is Tonight at Eleven.  He is off to the races tomorrow. I am so exciting about his race.  He is due to win and I talked to … Continue reading

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Christmas Time — A Family Celebration!

Shopping is done.  Christmas cookies are made.  Food is purchased and prepared for the celebration.  Stress is finally relieved as all chores are complete. Time to enjoy family and friends — everyone is home for the holidays.  My children will … Continue reading

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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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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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Horseshoe Craft and Racing Update

Well, it continues to be a frustrating racing experience. Our baby Ocotillo was running like a champ when he suddenly got spooked and it was all over. I had to laugh at his antics and although he finished poorly, I … Continue reading

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