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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Breeder’s Cup – Saturday

Saturday was Classic day, and since we had the issue in the Bourbon Lounge the day before, we decided to arrive at Keeneland bright and early. Thankfully, we were able to snag a nice table in the corner, away from all the hustle and bustle. The day was relatively grey and dreary with sprinkles on[…]

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Breeder’s Cup – Friday

Breeder’s Cup on Friday proved to be rather interesting. Our group had purchased tickets both days for the Maker’s Mark Bourbon Lounge, which was located at the top of stretch, essentially. While the website made it very clear that there was no assigned seating, it did, however, make you think that there would still be[…]

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Dudley’s On Short

Dudley’s On Short, a restaurant located in downtown Lexington, was recommended (by readers via the annual Gold List) in Equestrian Quarterly Magazine, so it was on my list of places to eat. Of course, we waited until the day of to make reservations, and with so many people in town for Breeder’s Cup, we were[…]

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Old Friends Farm

On the Thursday before the Breeder’s Cup, we took a tour of Old Friends Farm, which is located in Georgetown, Kentucky. Of course, I was there to see my main man, Silver Charm, but I was also looking forward to meeting all of the retirees. “Old Friends provides a dignified retirement to Thoroughbreds whose racing[…]

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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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Kentucky Has My Heart

Hi friends! Sorry that I’ve been MIA a little; I was in Lexington for the Breeder’s Cup last week and returned late Sunday night. As you can imagine, our trip was phenomenal in every single way. I will do some longer posts, but below is a rundown of what we did, so expect to read[…]

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Breeder’s Cup Dresses

I think I mentioned before that my husband and I (and sister, brother-law, and friends, Susan and Zach) are heading to Lexington, Kentucky for Breeder’s Cup this year. We are so excited that it’s only two and a half weeks away! Last Saturday, my sister and I went shopping for some dresses, and we were[…]

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