Apple Charlotte

won her allowance race at Gulfstream, stepping up from her recent maiden win.  I didn’t watch the race but reading the chart it appears she had a few traffic problems but when she got past those she was on her way to leaving them behind!  Many congratulations to Jack Swain, Jr. Cherokee Artist’s move fromContinue reading

DRF Focuses On Cherokee Queen

Cherokee Queen tough off latest By Mike Watchmaker  Honey Fox Stakes Five in the main body of this race come out of the Marshua’s River Stakes, including that race’s winner, Quiet Harbor, and dead-heat runner up Romacaca. But even though Quiet Harbor is on a big roll – the Marshua’s River was her fifth straightContinue reading

BTN and Gala Spinaway

I couldn’t help sharing this video of young timer Better Talk Now (age 11) pestering old man Gala Spinaway (age 22). They play and bicker like this all day.  Although Gala Spinaway looks highly irritated with him they always stick together and often Spinaway instigates the play! Click on video gallery to see the video.{jcomments on}

Racing Form Recognizes Former Assistant

European style suits Delacour By Doug McCoy OLDSMAR, Fla. – If you’re the kind of player who likes stables with a European flavor, then look no further than the Leigh Delacour outfit at Tampa Bay Downs. Like European horses, most of the residents of the Delacour shed row are turf runners. They are trained toContinue reading

Well, that was fun!

Digging the snow plough out that came to dig us out – not once but three times!!!!  The snow was so deep (about three feet) and up hill; he kept getting stuck!  Thankfully there were a few of us around to help.  He said if he’d known he would have come earlier!  Anyway, the snowContinue reading

Two feet and counting……….

That’s the measure of snow we have on the ground right now, drifting in places so a lot higher.  Way over my wellies, up to my thighs!  It’s still snowing hard and apparently will be for the rest of the day so who knows what the total will be.  At least the horses are inContinue reading

Snow & Snowmaster

As the snow continues to drop over Fair Hill like confetti on New Years Eve, Turf Melody remained at Fair Hill on the morning of the Whirlaway Stakes at Aqueduct. The 3-year-old had been set to come back after a run in the Grade III Lecomte Stakes just two weeks ago. The Whirlaway, ran at 1 1/16 miles,Continue reading

Stretching out

Snowmaster enjoyed the extra distance yesterday at Santa Anita running for the first time over one mile and a quarter.  He needed to stretch out further so that suited him just fine!  Congratulations to Darley Stable. ADDED DISTANCE AIDS UPSETTER SNOWMASTER IN LONG WALK HOME PURSE AT 1 1/4 MILES ARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 4, 2010)Continue reading

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