Updates

Retiring Wee Monie Creek

Wee Monie Creek was claimed by Wasabi Ventures Stables in May 2018. In her very first race for WVS she was claimed away. More recently, she seemed to be struggling in her races at Mountaineer. Thanks to some connections, I was able to help with her retirement. It takes a

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Shecanflatoutplay- Ultrasound Update

As always, I am grateful to Grace for providing this update on Play and her recent ultrasound. It has been about three months into rehabbing Shecanflatoutplay, so today we decided to ultrasound her tendon again. My vet and I are thrilled with how great it looks and how well it

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Q&A with Galloping Out

Recently, I spoke with Jan Ely, Program Coordinator at Galloping Out, to learn more about their program. Where is Galloping Out based? Galloping out is based at Hawthorne. It also was based at Arlington until it closed last fall. How did your program begin? Illinois was home to the last

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Sully Update- September 2022

Sully (JC Midnight Shine) has lived with Madison since the fall of 2019. This six year old gelding has been part of the family ever since. Madison shared that Sully is doing great. He went to one show over the summer and was very well behaved. He always wants to

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Happy Update- September 2022

I received an update from Megan, who is Happy’s human best friend. Happy (JC Kaffeinated) is doing great! She and I began our partnership in late December 2021. In January 2022, when she began work again under saddle, we found a small fracture in her back left. She enjoyed a

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Tipsy Update- September 2022

Tipsy was known as Old Line Malibu during her racing career. Wasabi Ventures Stables purchased her in a private sale in February 2018. She raced with WVS throughout 2018 and was sold in a private sale in January 2019. She ran for another trainer through the end of 2019. I

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Jerry Update- September 2022

If you haven’t read the previous update on Jerry, you may want to start with this article. As mentioned in March, Jerry has been working with Heather’s friend, Jessie. I recently received this wonderful update on him: I absolutely love Jerry! He is a dream come true. We just moved

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Shecanflatoutplay- Rehab Plan

Before we get far into the Adventures of Play and Grace, it probably makes sense to talk about Play’s retirement. In July, Jesse (her trainer) and Grace noticed she had some tenderness. An ultrasound showed a tendon tear in her left front leg. This injury requires multiple months of stall

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Q&A with Second Call

I spoke with Laurie Lane at Second Call to learn more about their program. Where is Second Call based? It is based at Monmouth Park with partner farms in Thurmont, Maryland, and Jackson, Millstone, and Hunter’s Run, New Jersey. How did your program begin? Laurie was a co-founder of ReRun

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Willie The Whale- Newly Retired

Willie The Whale joined the barn of Wasabi Ventures Stables in July 2018. He was homebred by his trainer, Beth Worton and was purchased privately by WVS. He raced for WVS five times before being sold in a private transaction with Ronney Brown. Willie continued to run until early August

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