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A Heart’s Thoughts

How I wish I could express my inner thoughts as easily as you seem to do. I wish I could wear my heart on my sleeve and use my past as my armor effectively: all the pain, the sorrow, the joy, and the love as a wall when I need it and freely expressed when [...]

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A Final Goodbye to El Vino

“There is a road to Heaven,a light at the end of time There is an unseen lesson, in the tears that we have cried. I feel the pain inside you and it’s more than you can hold. But the angels are here to guide you, to a sky that burns with gold. We stand at [...]

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The Laundry Card Machine from the Black Lagoon

Out-Of-Service Those two words have given me more stress than any others in this entire three weeks of experiencing college for the first time. I found those words, on a piece of paper, and in bold, for the first time on the machine for laundry cards. As you may remember reading last week, I wrote [...]

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Study Hall Gripe

What I write in the 4 hours of study hall that I absolutely don’t need. So, I’m stuck in study hall. Something I have never needed, nor wanted for obvious reasons. I have no homework, no school work that needs fixing and nothing late that I desperately need to finish and beg on bended knee [...]

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New Stallion Preview: Astrology

The stars aligned for the Stonestreet/Bolton/ Taylor Made Venture when this talented son of the legendary sire A.P. Indy retired to the Taylor Made farm in Kentucky. Astrology has it all: looks, pedigree, talent, and a name that is something of a family tradition. Astrology’s sire A.P. Indy was something like lightning in a bottle [...]

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Bajan- A Girl on Fire

Bajan must have made an impression on the Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners group when she ran second in her debut. Now, before you jump on the “finishing second is no big deal” wagon, hear this: the race was against the boys. In American racing, it’s an oddity to even see the fillies take on the colts in the [...]

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OBS Spring Sale 2013 Day 3

Here are HIPs 601 t0 900 HIP 614- Chismosa (distant fam. of Easy Goer) (worked in 10.1)($40,000) HIP 626- C by Colonel John  x Love At Noon by Afternoon Deelites (fam. of  BC Sprint Dancing In Silks) (worked in 10.3)($35,000) HIP 645- C by Flatter x Malamado by Broken Vow (2nd dam is the dam of [...]

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OBS Spring Sale 2013 Day 4

These are the last HIPs of this year’s sale. They are HIPs 901- 1195. HIP 926- F by Mineshaft x Self Rising by Hansel (half to Notacatbutallama)  (worked in 10.0)($100,000) HIP 931- C by Tiz Wonderful x Shake Off by A.P. Indy (all the dams on the dam’s side are blacktype)  (worked in 10.4)($80,000) HIP 944- [...]

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OBS Spring Sale 2013 Day 2

Here are my results from the second day, which was Tuesday. These are HIPs 301-600. HIP 331- C by City Zip x Etats Unis by Dixieland Band (1st dam is sister to Bowman’s Band, half to Pollard’s Vision)    (worked in 10.3)($25,000) HIP 336- F by Kitten’s Joy x Exceedexpectations by Tale of the Cat) (full [...]

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El Vino-The Story of a Knight

When El Vino was but a yearling entering the sales ring, no one knew that he was destined to become part of a bigger slice of racing history.  El Vino is a well-bred gelded son of Include out of the Sharpen Up (GB) mare, Sound Point. Include, who stands at Airdrie Stud in Midway, Kentucky, [...]

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