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MOVING FORWARD

  GETTING THERE: CTHS  ONTARIO YEARLING SALE SEES INCREASES Powered by  a good number of attractive yearlings with enticing pedigree lines the Canadian Premier Yearling Sale, hosted by CTHS Ontario, saw encouraging increases in median price, a...

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ALIGN

SUMMER SUNDAY on a SUMMER SUNDAY CTHS sale graduate 3 for 3 at Woodbine in 2019 with files from Woodbine media Summer Sunday kept her flawless Woodbine record in tact winning the Grade 2 Royal North Stakes for fillies and mares during Woodbine’...

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UnSmooth Criminals

(Today’s post is a ‘take two’ of a blog that I thought I had posted on Friday, but realized today had never actually gone up on the blog, due to vagaries of the cyber universe) Here’s a prediction for you: I don’t anticipate being nominate...

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Rio – No Brainer 2016

I know I promised a more optimistic 2016 prediction to follow the weekend’s frowny emoticon post about my expectation (low) of the FEI and EC in the coming year. But, given the doom-and-gloom stories that keep coming out regarding the upcomi...

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2016 Fortune Telling – Part One

As usual, Welly World has hijacked my life, leaving me with little free time and a hoarse voice from all the social interacting that comes from cramming half the horse world into a few square miles. Since I am making so little headway on posting ...

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K-Rob, Clairvoyant

The future is now. Literally. I’m late with my annual crystal ball peek into what lies ahead in our beloved horse world, but in the spirit of better-late-than-never (and besides – there are still 346 days left in 2016), I’ll post my...

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The Year that Was

Happy 2016! Before we get to January’s mid-month ‘equator’ and it becomes too late to talk about 2015, here is my annual best-worst-most-least-etc list for the past year: Best sporting moment for Canada – even though the Sho...

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Trumped

Anyone remember this little sound bite from all the way back in June? Apparently some people have already forgotten. Like Sr. B, who is busy promoting the Mar-a-Lago Trump Invitational 2016. Perhaps I’m the one at fault for mistakenly believin...

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Ludi-cross

Please allow me to share with you the response I received from EC regarding the rationale for making the Rio criteria secret  -and yes this policy is across the disciplines. Here is what I was sent: ‘The decision not to publish CET selection...

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Meet America’s Most Wanted Thoroughbred

A friend sent me this video “Meet America’s Most Wanted Thoroughbred”. It was so refreshing to see someone doing the things we do with our horses! The video of the winner’s freestyle appears way down on the page in the link below. The competi...

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