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Some Like a Different Game

She likes to chew on her lead rope and occasionally this otherwise well-behaved mare will unplug the brake lights by disconnecting the the electrical cord between the truck and trailer. Then again, she once went by the name It’s All About Mary so it might be nothing more than a residual personality quirk. Now known simply […]

A Good Idea Made Better

Sometimes what seems like a good idea turns out to be something altogether different. In this case, a horse named Good Idea wasn’t so good at one thing but is pretty good at another. He was Good Idea when he had a stall in Vic Hanson’s barn at Canterbury Park, even though a wager on him was […]

A Second Career for Racehorses

Early in the last century the Milwaukee and Northern Pacific railroads transported settlers intent on farming to various stops in southwestern North Dakota. It wasn’t long before many of those hopeful homesteaders discovered they’d been duped, that the Little Missouri breaks were nearly worthless for producing anything but heartaches and couldn’t provide a living for […]