Life of a Degenerate Gambler

Obama hates Zenyatta

     Okay Obama, you’ve really pissed me off this time.     Let me make one thing perfectly clear;    Americans are not ready to eat Quarter horses!     On Nov 18th, while most Americans had turkey on the brain, President Obama had other priorities; making it legal to once again slaughter horses for meat in the United States. …

I do get off the Mountain every now and then…

Game on Dude winning     Yesterday was a whirl wind fun filled day. It began at Santa Anita in the afternoon with a day of horse racing, amazing food and a few wheat beers. It ended with a night of screaming men chasing me with chain saws.      It was an extremely hot fall day …

Its in my blood….

     When people ask me why I love the sport of kings I say its in my blood. My great grandpa was also a huge horse racing fan. My family migrated across the United States from Boston in the 60’s, and my great grandpa left the hard luck track, Suffolk behind for Lucky Baldwin’s beloved …

The Red Red Dirt of New Mexico

     On  September 2nd  2011 just past the finish line in the mountains of New Mexico, one man’s life was changed forever. As the horses galloped out past the wire, after the sixth race at Ruidoso Downs, Jacky Martin’s mount, Phire Power broke down. Jacky fell from his mount and sustained injuries to his neck.  He is one …

A word about Sweaty Horses

       I’m siting in my gamblers paradise (Aptly named by a friend of mine) this morning, watching TVG (Horse racing T.V. Supreme) and the big news story this morning is trying to get all the United States race tracks to start recording their coverage in high definition. According to TVG there are about …