Sweet Victory !!!!

Sweet Victory !!!!

It’s been crazy busy at Rosecrest Farm the last six weeks.  October was a blur.  We did not have a single empty night at the B&B and had many guests wishful for more nights than we could provide.  Even though it was busy, all seemed appreciative, commenting their stay was even better than the online reviews and photos had promised.  We like it when that happens! The Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland was all anyone had hoped — and more.  Chuck and I were there Saturday and had a great position at the top of the stretch.  So we were right there to see American Pharoah upclose going into the starting gate.  He looked so beautiful and calm.  And then we were right there to see him come around the turn and head into the stretch.  It gave me goosebumps, knowing he was going wire to wire….history in the making. Meanwhile, back to where we left off on our last blog post….Sweet Halory!!!!  The TV monitor must have indeed been on in front of her stall when all those O’Neill babies were showing off the last two months as she won her career debut yesterday afternoon at Delmar in a 6 furlong maiden — the seventh race of the afternoon. We were just a tad nervous and started watching about two hours before her race and saw Doug O’Neill win the fourth race with a 19-1 longshot.  I made my first Pick Six bet at the Breeders’ Cup, so was more appreciative of how Doug probably killed most Pick Six tickets yesterday when he won the fifth race of the...