Lani the Legend

If you’ve been following the Triple Crown campaign, then you’ve heard of Lani, the gorgeous grey with a mind of his own! He was born in Kentucky, but trains in Japan where he is a star. Lani is my spirit animal, and I wish I could be more like him. If Lani doesn’t want to[…]

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The Best Thing to Happen to 2015

American Pharoah Gives Us More It’s incredibly difficult to put exactly into words what American Pharoah has done for me and many other horseracing fans alike. I was born in 1982, which means that I had never, in my lifetime, witnessed a Triple Crown winner. I witnessed, multiple times, Triple Crown attempts, the most gut-wrenching,[…]

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Belmont Park

After reading Ruffian: Burning from the Start and Ruffian: A Racetrack Romance, I wanted to visit her grave at Belmont Park in New York. I had never been to Belmont before, but since James and I were in Manhattan last week, we decided to swing by the track on our way to the Hamptons. Prior[…]

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Book Review: Funny Cide

How a Horse, a Trainer, a Jockey, and a Bunch of High School Buddies Took on the Sheiks and Bluebloods…and Won The story of Funny Cide, written by Sally Jenkins, is very reminiscent to the story of Seabiscuit: had this horse not found this particular trainer, these owners, and this jockey, he, most likely, would[…]

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American Pharoah

Friends – HE DID IT!!!! I’m still on cloud 9. You would think that American Pharoah was my horse the way I’ve been walking around with a permanent smile on my face. I have waited my whole life to see a Triple Crown, and AP certainly did not disappoint. It’s hard to put into words[…]

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Man O’ War

  For those of you who don’t know anything about horse racing giant Man O’ War…I can tell you that he was kind of…The Man. Man O’ War, along with some of his offspring, is buried at the Kentucky Horse Park. In the words of my husband, “this horse’s grave is nicer and fancier than[…]

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