Belmont Stakes Shenanigans

As long as we have lived in NYC, we’ve made it a point to go the Belmont Stakes. Who wouldn’t? I mean — it’s the freaking Belmont Stakes, one of the great horse races of the world, and it’s just a short train ride away. Sounds so perfect, doesn’t it? Eh. Here’s the thing. When…

Other People’s Horses Selected as Semi-Finalist in Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award

For a girl writing about racehorses, it doesn’t get much better than this. Yesterday, Castleton Lyons, home of the Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award, announced the eight semi-finalists for the 2013 competition. This unique award celebrates one common theme in full-length literary works: the racehorse. Imagine my delight I was thrilled to see I FREAKED…