Royal Ascot on TV: Comments on the Coverage

https://youtu.be/c4AmyKw-UkU Featured in the telecast was this custom Royal Ascot globe made by Bellerby & Co. The broadcast featured a story about the making of this globe, plus images of the Royal Ascot globe were used for transitions between the program, a.k.a., "bumps." In Summer 2017, NBC Sports aired horse racing live from Royal Ascot for the ...

The Story Behind My Short Story “On Like Donkey Kong”

Introducing myself in the conference presentation with the book and branding. A version of this post ran in author Dorothy Callahan's newsletter. Enjoy! I’m a horse blogger who’s also writing a series of horse mysteries, but my first published crime story features donkeys. (more…)

Horses on “60 Minutes” Sunday – 4/23/17

Heads up, y'all. CBS "60 Minutes" correspondent will be taking us to the timber races this Sunday. Maybe you're more familiar with the term "steeplechase?" This is steeplechase, American-style. "60 Minutes" airs, unless live sports delays it, the same time it always has - 7 pm EDT on Sunday. Here's the link to the "America's Steeplechase" story page. ...

Celebrating Sasscer Hill’s FLAMINGO ROAD

No horses in this photo, but stay tuned.  Photo courtesy Rhonda Lane I'm celebrating the debut of writer pal Sasscer Hill's first Fia McKee mystery novel FLAMINGO ROAD, published by St. Martin's Press, with posts here and over on my other blog. Each of my blog posts contain different stories, so you have to go ...