Sisters are ‘Riding the Dream’ of Thoroughbred Horse Racing

 Metaboss DRF03215As young girls growing up in Oakville, sisters Denise Bond and Julie Wright were so crazy about horses that their parents purchased a family pony, rather than make them take piano lessons. They watched anything to do with horses on television, but both were particularly drawn to thoroughbred racing. As teenagers, they maintained a healthy debate…

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Rich Nilsen is a 19-time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 of the NHC twice. A former executive with and a member of the NHC Players’ Committee, Rich is a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program and is founder of, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.

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