Churchill Downs and The Julep Cup

We flew into Louisville last Wednesday and arrived around ten in the morning. After we piled into the rental car, (it was a squeeze with the four of us and our luggage!), we found a small Mexican restaurant (Me Gusta) for lunch. It was excellent! The four of us (me, James, my sister, Kim, and[…]

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Come One, Come All!

The Retired Racehorse Training Project (RRTP) is hosting Thoroughbreds For All this Saturday, October 27th at Fair Hill. Come ready to learn and with your checkbook handy as opportunities for education and for purchasing your new OTTB abound! According to Steuart Pittman, RRTP president, “This event is designed not only to bring buyers and sellers[…]

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My Preakness

For as long as I could remember, I wanted to attend the Preakness Stakes. As a little girl, I would get so excited just knowing that the Preakness was held in Baltimore – finally, my city could claim something great – something big! On the morning of the race, I would go outside and pick[…]

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Kentucky Derby Memories

  With the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby tomorrow, I figured I’d highlight a few of my all-time favorite horses whose hoot-prints left their mark in history. As a horse crazy girl, the Kentucky Derby was like Christmas in May…and with the Preakness and Belmont to follow, the Triple Crown was the best thing[…]

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Three Chimneys Farm – Part II

We had the nicest tour guide at Three Chimneys – that is until he yelled at me. I can’t remember his name, but he was super friendly and, of course, very knowledgeable about the racing industry and all of his Thoroughbred charges. If only I could wake up everyday in paradise and work with these[…]

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