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Archive for March, 2013

24 Mar 2013

“On Grooming” by Foal Watch Kim

I’ve always believed in the benefits of a thorough grooming. Having grown up with riding horses, it was a way to assess how the horse was feeling that day in addition to general coat and overall health benefits. But grooming riding horses is generally a one-on-one task where the horse has the groom’s undivided attention. […]

15 Mar 2013

Slewveau and Extraneous foaled!

Slewveau (Slew O’Gold) foaled a gorgeous Speightstown filly on Tuesday, March 12th. Slewveau is the dam of Mayo On The Side (French Deputy) who had a lifetime career record of 7 wins, 4 seconds and 8 thirds. All of her 28 starts were in the colors of owner and breeder Robert Lothenbach, a long time […]

12 Mar 2013

Two more foals!

On Friday, March 8th, American Slew (Quiet American)¬†foaled a bay More Than Ready filly. American Slew hit the board 7 out of 15 tries and earned $87,000 in her career on the track. She has produced City Attraction (Vicar), winner of the Gravesend Handicap (Gr. 3) at Aqueduct and earner of $258,900 with a career […]

12 Mar 2013

“Goodbye and Hello” by Foal Watch Kim

This past week I moved from Office Barn to Shop Barn and the next group of expectant mares. I do still look in on the Office Barn on my substitute shift nights, so it’s not really “goodbye”. Truthfully, I think the cats miss me more than the horses do!
It’s fun getting to know the new […]

07 Mar 2013

March 6th brings 2 more babies!

Wednesday March 6th was another 2 for 1 day as No Knocks (A.P. Indy), a half sister to Go For Gin (KY Derby winner 1994) and Pleasant Tap (MGSW of $2.7 million) produced a Forestry filly around 4:30 AM. This long legged beauty is a half sister to A Boy Named Em, earner of $96,000.
That […]

05 Mar 2013

“The Watch Mobile” by Foal Watch Kim

In an effort to be prepared for anything I have turned my car, lovingly referred to as “Road Warrior” on account of my travels, ¬†into a mobile closet. She’s loaded with extra coats, pants, socks and a chair and horse blankets for me to wrap up in for the post-light’s-out periods between patrols. In addition […]

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