The Hidden Benefits of Betting on Horse Racing

Do you bet on horse racing? There's a sizable portion of the equestrian market who don't ever bet on horse racing, even if they do enjoy the sport itself. But you might be missing out on more than the excitement of shouting home your winning horse. You're also missing the opportunity to contribute to an equine industry … Continue reading The Hidden Benefits of Betting on Horse Racing

Preakness Week Book Signing Event at Pimlico

Are you ready for the Preakness Stakes? If you're in Maryland this weekend, add Pimlico Racecourse to your plans on Friday. That's because it's Black-Eyed Susan Day, a celebration of all things Maryland horse-racing. There'll be barn tours, giveaways, live racing (the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes, plus more!) and book signing events with some equestrian authors... … Continue reading Preakness Week Book Signing Event at Pimlico

The Barn Behind “Show Barn Blues”

I was sorting through some photos on my computer (because I have too many, and it's destroying my processing speed) when I realized I had a full stash of photos from the equestrian center that inspired Show Barn Blues. Since I went to a lot of trouble to describe the barn and grounds, I thought it might … Continue reading The Barn Behind “Show Barn Blues”

48 Hours in The Bluegrass: Part 1

Were we in Kentucky for 48 hours? We stayed three nights, so that isn't quite right. But we only had two full days to take in the Bluegrass region -- and believe me, it wasn't enough. We went to Lexington for the Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award reception, held at Castleton Lyons, a stunning Thoroughbred … Continue reading 48 Hours in The Bluegrass: Part 1

Book Award News

Well, for the second year, I have a novel up for the Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award! I couldn't be more proud of Turning For Home, the fourth novel in the Alex and Alexander series. Set in horse racing like the other novels in the series, Turning For Home deals more with retirement issues, including the dangers that rabid … Continue reading Book Award News