Mandy and the Greats Part 2

By popular demand (lol) and a few specific requests, I am posting another batch of photos of Mandy and some of the great horses she has met over the years. Hope you enjoy. Next week it is back to Countdown to the Cup.

First horse photo at 10 months old with Northern Dancer

Another shot with Secretariat

Meeting the horse who started it all for me, Damascus

A little fun with Nijinsky

A kiss for my all-time favorite filly Gallant Bloom

With the one and only Seattle Slew

The imposing presence of the Mighty Forego

Yes, she actually got to touch the irascible John Henry

The king of sires, Mr. Prospector

With A.P. Indy before he became a breeding legend

Sad to look at this photo of the handsome Ferdinand

With the brilliant Easy Goer

Special meeting with the horse closest to my heart, His Majesty

Not a great horse, but Met Mile winner Honour and Glory was the first Thoroughbred Mandy held by herself

Greatness and kindness; you couldn't help but love Affirmed

Quiet moment with Bill Mott and Cigar

Holding Theatrical. Who knows what is on his mind

Feeding a banana to Awesome Again

With the brilliant Silverbulletday

It was wise to keep your distance with Skip Away, but we were very close to him because of Sonny and Carolyn Hine

Years later with a lighter version of Skip Away

Sort of a bonus photo of Mandy aboard Da Hoss' buddy Business is Boomin (Boomer) on the gallops at Michael Dickinson's Tapeta Farm

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