I Love Horse Racing

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    Horses are such elegant

    and beautiful animals, and I love to see them run and compete. But even more charming is the mix of people on the race ground, young and old, rich and poor, men and women. Oh, and there is of course the thrill of betting small sums on the winner!
    Germanmom Germanmom
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2014

    Melpark Major

    I have been asked why Im such a huge fan of Melpark Major,well if you thought his win in the Popular Alm sprint on Kilmore Cup day 2008 was good, or his near Miracle Mile win a month later,well january 7,2011,he did it again,he is very special.look at the replay on harness.org...
    amharvey amharvey
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jan 7, 2011

    I Want to See the Kentucky Derby In Person

    When I was a little girl, I wanted to grow up to become a jockey and ride in horse races. Unfortunately I grew WAY too tall and life lead me into other directions anyway I hope to one day see the Kentucky Derby in person. Just once. There is a local travel agency that takes a...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 21, 2009

    I love to race my horse

    and I have won a lot of trophies and I also had to stop racing my horse for a week and I got really bored not riding my horse. The reason why I could not hide my horse for a week was because my ex boyfriend was threatening to kill my horse if I raced it for a week and he also...
    Countrygirl2017 Countrygirl2017
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jun 18, 2015

    He Is Back In Town

    It was his first win for the year,the real Melpark Major was in action at Kilmore today,now a multiple winner of a race named after Popular Alm,a superstar of Australian racing,well done to Alan & Amy  Tubbs.He"s just the sort of horse who you need to let loose & just let...
    amharvey amharvey
    46-50, M
    Oct 24, 2010

    Track Scratch

    Last night at the track one of the Pony Girls(#4) was crying for retirement! She laid down in the starting gate...kicking her heels in protest. After she came out...she knocked her jockey down...ran off down towards the barn, bucking constantly in a wild frenzy. No one could get...
    naomimantra naomimantra
    46-50, F
    Jul 15, 2010

    Bendigo Cup

    The best rivalry in Australian sport resumes in the Bendigo Cup,Smoken Up draws inside Melpark Major,which you assume is a massive advantage,but, you just never know with these two.
    amharvey amharvey
    46-50, M
    Jan 14, 2011

    You ride me like a pony.

    ... you better be winning the triple crown. *wicked grin* https://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=Zlm4QYeysgE
    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Jun 6, 2015

    Over a Quarter Century As a Race Fan

    Like all little girls, I was horse crazy.   My grandma knew it.   One year, we were visiting her house on the first Saturday in May.   She turned on the broadcast of the Kentucky Derby and pushed a quarter to me.   She said "if...
    swale1984 swale1984
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2008

    It's about 1 year I have started to learn how

    to ride a horse. horses are great I really enjoy the ride.
    deleted deleted
    Jan 20, 2015

    Miracle Mile

    The Miracle Mile is like now other race in Australian harness racing,apart from the only Grand Circuit race over the sprint trip,it just has this aura about it that only harness racing fans appreciate.There has always been controversy over who gets invited to a race that for most...
    amharvey amharvey
    46-50, M
    Nov 26, 2010
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