What an exciting day today. It's a holiday in Canada today and since I'm unemployed, I was able to get up to Vancouver. My dad has a horse. It's his baby. Her name is Hey DidjaNotis, but we call her DiGi. He didn't want to leave her home in Vancouver BC over the winter this past year so he shipped her to AZ so she could spend the winter in the sun and get her training to race during this time. She was brought back home this spring and today was the first race that she qualified for.
She came out of the gate and never looked back. We were screaming and cheering and I'm sure everyone in the box seats wondered what train track we had to cross over to get to the races today, but it was so exciting for my Dad. The first time his horse runs, it wins. Notice there are no other horses in the photo when she crossed the finish line, they were all coming up behind. The odds were 18 /1 which means it paid pretty good, and I bet her across the board. She had the second highest odds, as there were other good horses in this race. How exciting to run down to the winners circle and get our picture taken, what a thrill! Dad took us out for dinner to celebrate the big win.
Thanks to everyone who helped make this happen!