The Legendary Cigar

This post is a little overdue, but I wanted to write it nonetheless. The legendary Cigar passed away on October 7, 2014 after complications with a surgical procedure. Cigar was the first racehorse since Citation to win 16 races in a row, and, until Curlin surpassed him in 2008, he was America’s leading money earner.[…]

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The Return of Mr. Friendly

Let’s continue our Lexington, Kentucky journey, shall we? I believe I left off on Tuesday morning. This was Kentucky Horse Park day! We arrived around 9:00 a.m. and purchased our tickets. If we rushed, we could catch the Hall of Champions presentation in the very back of the park, so we made our way there[…]

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The Kentucky Horse Park

The slogan for The Kentucky Horse Park is, “The Place to Get Close to Horses.” And this is true, but it really should read, “The Place to Get Close to Horses…if You’re a Kid.” The horse park is great – it’s like Disney World for the equine-obsessed like me. Absolutely everything around you is devoted[…]

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