Category Archives: Horses


My Daddy loved the Races.  He would take me to the Race Track in Albany.  When I was a little girl.   He bought the cheapest tickets.  I loved the “Track”.  I loved horses.  I loved being with my Daddy.  It … Continue reading

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My Daddy was a Sailor and went to Sea….Part One..

My Mother and Father came out to Richmond, California from Oklahoma to work in the Shipyards during the war.  They left their wheat farm to make the big wages in the shipyards.  My Father was a welder and a tool and die … Continue reading

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Mary’s Farm Report.Feb.2005. Goodbye to Espy

Esperate’ was a favorite among the stable hands at the track.  When I bought him from JoAnn Chandler, his owner and trainer, all the hands came out as we loaded him up in the horse trailer to say good-bye. I … Continue reading

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