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Sunday, October 31, 2010

Happy Halloween!

We had a jackpot today and someone had suggested we dress up. Being that Voodoo is black I opted for Zorro (my cape was tucked, errr crammed, into my pocket for safety lol)

photo by K. Hoover
The jackpot was right next door so I had it pretty easy today. I woke up a bit early and fed the ponies, came back inside and had my breakfast, walked over to enter, came back home and when it was time I got costumed up and tacked up and rode over. Love it!!
It was a double header and my first run was slooow. But it was clean and that's what I was working for.
I had talked to Ed Wright earlier this week and he said that even though I knocked 3rd at my last barrel race he was proud of me for cleaning up 2nd. Well now I get to call him and tell him I had two cleans runs and even earned some cash!
Yep that's right, in the second jackpot I sped up enough to place! We got 3rd in the 3D. Still no speed demon (hey THAT woulda been a good costume!!) but we ran 1.5 seconds faster :)
AND we won "best costume" in the Open ("adult") division!

Hope y'all had a safe and fun Halloween!

8 comments:

  1. You did well!...You also look cool, hey? Is that the early snow?

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  2. Right next door! That's pretty darn convenient, no packing up and hauling, now I could handle that. LOL

    Sounds like it was a great day for you. Thatps pretty cool!

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  3. Woohoo, great to win some money, The costuem is pretty cool too, I have always wanted to dress up with my pony but have had nowhere to go.

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  4. good job on winning some cash! Great costume too! And brr... I see snow! No thanks! I'd be inside by the fire! lol

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  5. Love the costume.

    Wow-personal calls to Ed Wright? I am so jealous!!!
    Good for you and VooDoo.

    I have to tell ya, I have really wanted to attend an Ed Wright clinic, but waffled because of what people said 'could' happen, now, Thanks to YOU, I will be booking into the nearest and soonest clinic of his that I can find.

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  6. Love the costume! Congrats on winning cash!

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  7. Woohoo! sounds like a great way to spend Halloween. Congratulations on your wins.

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  8. Hooray on the jackpot and costume contest! You guys looked cute!

    And how neat that only had to go next door to play.

    ~Lisa

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