Preakness today!

Lucky thirteen. That’s the head count at the post – unless there is a scratch. There will be no chance of a triple crown this year as Country House bowed out and the contested first finisher, Maximum Security, withdrew as well. Often trainers don’t want to push their horses if they don’t like the odds …

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THANKS FOR READING!!

Horse Tales in Belle Glade, FL   Ah, Spring. That time of year for showers and flowers. And final projects, final papers and the end of school! And the Black Stallion reading program is coming to a classroom near you! The program has tightened up over the last few years but, like NASA – lighter, …

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40 years of Black Stallion Movie Magic!!

The wonderful Carroll Ballard film of “The Black Stallion” (1979) turns forty in October!! Here’s a nice article by Elizabeth Kaye McCall that just came out in Arabian Horse Life. You can reach her; elizmccall@earthlink.net There are a bunch of my photos that haven’t been seen before -so take a LOOK! Black Stallion movie article …

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Derby Day 2019!!

It’s that day in May we wait for every year. It’s gonna rain … and that means another year with a muddy track. Who’s gonna take the Roses?? Since Omaha Beach, the early favorite, has been scratched due to surgery it’s a wide open field. Baffert has three so it may be Game Winner. Or …

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The Black in Sardinia

Merry Christmas!!!!

It’s already Christmas?? Hard to believe the year went by so fast! Sooo many things to see and do. From Thanksgiving to New Years we always think about all the blessings from the past year! The people and places, the horses and their helpers, the hard work and lazy days – all the special memories. …

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