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Songbird remains unbeaten at graveyard of champions


Sunday, July 24, 2016

Good day today. Went for a jog first thing in the morning. There was additional company in the house this morning so getting some bathroom time was a bitch and I stewed in my sweaty clothes longer than I would have liked, but them’s the breaks. 215 more words


Special Delivery: Fox Hill’s Barefoot Mailman finds a new career in show ring

Two years ago, on the advice of bloodstock agent Tom McGreevy, Fox Hill Farm’s Rick Porter entered the bidding fray in the Humphrey S. Finney Pavilion at the Fasig-Tipton yearling sale in Saratoga, trying to add a dark bay Medaglia d’Oro filly to his already prodigious list of stakes-winning fillies and mares. 159 more words

Thoroughbred Retirement

The Echo of the Call of the Wild

I have been procrastinating writing this post. I wasn’t looking forward to sharing the update that the chestnut-sided warbler we took for rehabilitation was not victorious in the good fight.   342 more words


The Bushtits are Back!

This gallery contains 4 photos. For sheer cuteness, nothing rivals the drab-colored bushtits, extremely social songbirds who flock with others of their kind in large numbers at all times and are seen year round in Metro 600 more words



Just yesterday I was walking up the sidewalk to the house when I heard this buzzing sound behind me.  I’ve lived here long enough to recognize it as the sound of a humming bird’s vibrating wings.  163 more words

Personal Stories

Medaglia d'Oro earning gold medals in varied events

Depending on where you are in the world, Medaglia d’Oro will probably conjure up different images as a sire. His profile in North America is a very different one from his profile in Australia, which differs again from his European profile, whilst he has enjoyed top-level success in all three continents. 918 more words