Tag Archives: Racing

Thoroughbred Polo

One could say that the XI FIP World Polo Championship was a thoroughbred tournament both on and off the field.  The non-polo events were exceptional, spanning the breadth of a bronc and bull-riding rodeo, to an art exhibition.   On the … Continue reading

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TrackWork

I went to the night races in Singapore.  It was my first time ever at the night races, and only the fifth time I have been to the races since I stopped amateur race-riding myself in 1994.  It was a … Continue reading

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OTT Thoroughbred BPP in Argy Open

Did you know that the horse ‘Chocolate’ that Adolfo Cambiaso played and won the Best Playing Pony in the Argentine Open this year is an off-the-track Thoroughbred?  It was bred in California and bought off the track by Ken Berry … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  May all your horsey dreams come true in 2013.

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Free Your Mind

The Melbourne Cup is always run on the first Tuesday of November.  I’m looking forward to watching the race on Astro’s Australian channel 521.  In a tip of the hat to “the race that stops a nation,” I changed my … Continue reading

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Amanda Kirtland-Page’s Confident Rider Series

Amanda Kirtland-Page started riding at the Bukit Timah Saddle Club in Singapore.  She raced in Pro/Am Races in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh and Penang and represented Singapore in the Asian Horse Trials in 1974 and ‘75.

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Ranting and Raving

There was lots of drama at the National Horse Show.   Huge crowds contributed to a marvelous atmosphere.  It was a very good show, good to finally have back in Kuala Lumpur after a 6 year absence. Fears about the footing … Continue reading

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Roast And Other R’s

The Turkeys got roasted 9-4 last week. Mashed potatoes with gravy on top.  The score was actually immaterial. What was more important is that the Rebels didn’t have to thong our asses into the pink bikinis.  In the  first chukka … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction

It’s a Facebook thing where you make your list of favourite books or songs and tag your friends.  I thought I would do it for horsey books, then found that I had just too many that I decided to sort … Continue reading

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