Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Horse Racing Nation: Arlington Classic Day at Arlington Park in Photos

As eyes were turned to California Chrome and his upcoming attempt at Triple Crown history, a filly quietly made history of her own in the first leg of the Mid-America Triple at Arlington Park on Saturday. Consisting of the Arlington Classic (Gr. III) in May, the American Derby (Gr. III) in July, and the Secretariat Stakes (Gr. I) in August, the Mid-America Triple is Arlington Park's turf response to the traditional Triple Crown races.

Continue reading at Horse Racing Nation...

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Happy 23rd birthday, Limerick!

 I took some new photos of Lim on Sunday for her birthday. She's looking pretty good for 23!

I've also begun riding her again. I am starting very slow with 20 minute rides, maximum, that incorporate walking and trotting only. It's been quite a long time (10 months? longer?) since I was able to ride her regularly so getting back into the swing of things will take patience.

Limerick and friend Phoenix

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

First bath of 2014

I gave Limerick her first bath of 2014 on Saturday night (yes, Derby day--the bath was something of a celebration activity for me!) and well, let's see if you can guess which photo is "before" and which is "after"!