Life of a Degenerate Gambler

That One Time I got in a fight with Jeff Siegel

If there is one thing I love more than the ponies it is cheese. This may only be a funny story if you are a horse racing fan or (and) have had it up to here with technology. Or if you really, really like cheese. Tonight a Siegel stole my cheese. According to iPhone voice …

#Unicorn

“They are off the turf” These are the worst words to hear on a gorgeous February morning. It’s so frustrating as it’s sunny out with probably a high of eighty degrees in the valley below my mountain home. Los Angeles got pounded with rain a few nights ago and that means the turf course at …

Sally and Nora, My Good Luck Charms

I had a weekend of pure fun and yet made some money at the same time. Of course I don’t mean on betting. Betting wise I was almost completely shut out this weekend although I did hit a little tiny Pick Three. Forty dollars; it was cute really. I also helped the guys I mentored …

Hotdogs and Horses

“You smell like hotdogs and horses” The sweet words my boyfriend whispered in my ear when I returned home the other night. If I smelled like hotdogs and horses than I must have had an awesome weekend! At work, of course, at my dream job beneath the mint green grand stand of historic Santa Anita …

Clockers Corner and the newest IPhone Feature

Last week I spent an early morning watching ponies working out on the track as the sun rose beneath the San Gabriel Mountains. It was truly the most amazing sunrise. I feel so blessed with my crazy California life to get to be out here trackside on mornings like this. I felt so much joy …