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Tag Archives: horse racing
American Pharoah wins the Belmont Stakes!
He is now the 12th horse to win the Triple Crown and the first to do so in 37 years. It was such a great event to see, even if thing became total bedlam after the race. I am so … Continue reading
American Pharoah wins the Preakness!
This means he will have the chance to become the 12th Triple Crown winner ever on June 6 at Belmont Park when he will try to win the Belmont Stakes. There have been several over the last 18 years who … Continue reading
Back from the land of the missing
After I got home from the Kentucky Derby, I got sick (must have picked it up from one of the 170,000 people there!) and it went into a sinus infection. I am finally starting to feel better just in time … Continue reading
American Pharoah wins the Kentucky Derby
Sorry to be so late with this, but yesterday was drive home day which takes 12+ hours. American Pharoah was the favorite and did not disappoint his fans, taking the lead in the stretch and winning the Kentucky Derby by … Continue reading
Lovely Maria wins the Kentucky Oaks
The Kentucky Oaks was today at Churchill Downs and Lovely Maria won it for trainer Larry Jones and owner former Kentucky Governor Brereton Jones (not related) with 56 year old jockey Kerwin “Boo Boo” Clark aboard for the biggest win … Continue reading
Thursday in Lexington
Today I went with a group to Lexington and saw some horse farms instead of staying at Churchill Downs. Here is Thunder Gulch age 23, the 3rd oldest living Kentucky Derby winner behind Sea Hero and Go For Gin. He … Continue reading
Kentucky Derby favorite American Pharoah
Even though his name is misspelled (Pharoah instead of Pharaoh) American Pharoah is a beautiful horse and very talented. He is the favorite for this year’s Kentucky Derby and will be breaking from post position #18 on Saturday. He is … Continue reading
Early morning at Churchill Downs
The statues of jockey Pat Day and Aristides, winner of the first Kentucky Derby, behind the grandstand at Churchill Downs. Sadly the spring has been to chilly for the roses to bloom yet. I cheated a bit and took this … Continue reading
Live from Churchill Downs
Just so you have an idea of what I am doing this week, here is a photo from this morning at Churchill Downs. The horse is Condo Commando who is one of the favorites for the Kentucky Oaks on Friday.
My latest effort
I don’t paint much, being mostly a horse racing photographer. When I heard they were having a contest for an official painting for the Queen’s Plate this (this is the Canadian equivalent of the Kentucky Derby) I decided to give … Continue reading
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