A sterling Fox cuff bracelet for Foxhunters

Fox cuff bracelet

One of my favorite shops on Etsy, Tibi Collection, recently introduced a sterling fox cuff bracelet — which is the cutest thing I’ve seen in a long time and a perfect gift for the foxhunter in your life. Especially if it’s you. I’m a huge advocate of only wearing jewelry that comes apart while riding […]

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Chestnut ears

Nice to see chestnut ears again

It was nice to be looking through some chestnut ears for a change. Now that he’s recovered from his abscess, Freedom needs a job. He’s still a little hitchy behind, but he’s a horse that like have something to think about — and not just worrying about when Zelda will come back (he runs the […]

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Only an Abscess

It's just an abscess

When your horse hobbles up the hill for breakfast absolutely dead lame, the first thought that goes through your mind is, I hope it’s only an abscess. I can still remember the first time I had a horse with an abscess. I arrived to find him standing on three legs, refusing to put weight on […]

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Racehorse Microshares

Racehorse Microshares

One of the cool things about Authentic winning the Derby is that he had many owners who bought in using racehorse microshares. Authentic was part of MyRacehorse, but there others, including Wasabi Venture Stables. These programs allow you to purchase a small (.5 or 1%) share of a racehorse and then enjoy the thrill of […]

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Authentic wins the Kentucky Derby

Authentic wins the Kentucky Derby

With his win today in the Kentucky Derby, Authentic made the second big race of the meet another upset, following in the shoes of Shedaresthedevil’s win in the Oaks. Authentic won Derby in style today, holding off Tiz the Law at the end. Of course, he was one of the horses that I hadn’t previewed […]

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2020 Derby Predictions

2020 Kentucky Derby

It’s been a long — and bumpy — road to the 2020 Kentucky Derby and with horses being scratched right up to the end, Derby predictions have been fluid. Currently the field stands at 16, with late scratches of King Guillermo (who I liked) and Finnick the Fierce (a long shot but a favorite because […]

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Daredevil Fillies finish first & Second in Kentucky Oaks

Two Daredevil fillies came in first and second in the Kentucky Oaks

Two Daredevil fillies finished first and second in today’s Kentucky Oaks – but whereas most people were betting on Swiss Skydiver, it was her less her known half-sister, Shedaresthedevil, who finished in front. Both of the Daredevil progeny finished ahead of the favorite, Gamine, who had trouble with the distance. While Shedaresthedevil ran a great […]

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Nine Fillies to STart in 2020 Kentucky Oaks

Kentucky Oaks

Nine fillies are lining up to run in the Kentucky Oaks tomorrow. The precursor race to the Derby looks to be a good one with experts divided on whether Gamine, Swiss Sky Diver and Speech come out on top. Many handicappers think Gamine is as good as the boys, and wondered if she’d run in […]

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