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Savoring the Moment

The horses had been checked, watered, grazed and mudded down, so a weary husband and wife, still tickled by the evening results, headed home to bed, dead tired, with just enough energy left to issue a few thanks. “Me and Randy were in bed talking,” said Stacy Charette-Hill. “I said that the good Lord has […]

Torres Arrives in a Big Way

When Jorge Torres went to work last January for the Stacy Charette-Hill barn outside Lexington, Okla., he was biting at the bit, eager as all get out to raceride. That notion was firmly implanted, or at least the seeds, when he was a youngster, perhaps three or four, and an uncle gave him a leg up […]

Clean Sweep in Northlands

The best laid plans of mice and men – and quarter horse trainers – don’t always play out as they’re intended. And sometimes they do… just not as expected. Let’s call this one the second no contest of the night. Friday night in the richest quarter horse race in track history, the Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity, […]