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Seabiscuit Author Interview

The following interview was conducted via phone just prior to the release of the movie SEABISCUIT, for XM radio. Journalist Laura Hillenbrand’s fame was sealed when her article on the legendary race horse won on the Eclipse Award for Magazine Writing, and led to her Random House book, which became the blockbuster movie starring Jeff Bridges.  865 more words


Bot Flies

As Brevan was targeted by bot flies last week, I decided to look into how dangerous they are. I’ve always been told that you need to get rid of the eggs which get laid on the horse’s coat, but never really fully understood why. 466 more words


Dale Hall, Burslem.

Dale Hall is on the road going down from Burslem to Longport. The card is looking up Newcastle Street toward Burslem, the horses presumably taking market food from the canal up to Burslem market in the early morning. 55 more words



Another week has passed in our quaint desert town. Just when we feel like it’s finally starting to cool off, the temperature rises past 100 degrees again. 486 more words