Right after the 2017 Kentucky Derby, I told y'all my Derby Dreams. No big hats, high heels, or mint juleps. More like, a windbreaker, hard boots, and a cup of joe. I still dream of touring the Churchill Downs backside during Derby Week with NBC Sports Announcers Randy Moss and Jerry Bailey just to listen and ...
Grab your tea, your strawberries and cream, your toast, but come as you are? To Royal Ascot? (more…)
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…)
Every spring, the voices of my friends and acquaintances fill with longing. I can guess from their vocal inflections what they're about to say. (more…)
Odds are, you missed a wonderful bit of Kentucky Derby TV coverage as well as a Valentine to Kentucky: Tom Hammond's short film titled "My Kentucky Home." (more…)
https://youtu.be/RMjhe-bX4YM Live stream on the USEF website from April 27 - 20, 2017. I'm still searching to find out when the recorded highlights will be on TV. Our Friend Google keeps giving me articles from five years or so ago. I'll update this post when I find the updated info. Enjoy! :)
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. ...
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 ...
Introducing myself in the presentation with the book and branding. For me, this has been a year of firsts. (more…)
https://youtu.be/0yp2Gns4hNk If you haven't seen the race yet, you're in for a treat. Let's see it again. Arrogate, leaving the gate: "Ooops." Then, "I'm good. We got this, Mike. Hang on." (more…)