From the moment Kerry woman Nicole Muir saw Blaze enter the world, she knew the mare was a handful.
The retired racehorse, who Nicole and her family bred at Allenview, secured four wins and several seconds and thirds in her time on the track.
Blaze will be 27 in October and now enjoys a comfortable retirement in the Kerry Valley.
Here’s what Nicole has to say about Blaze.
“We were there when she was born – she was completely upside down, so her racing name is Tanner’s Twist, named after Steve Tanner the local vet. He got out to our place in record time and had to lay on his stomach for more than half an hour, turning her inside her mum’s belly, then he pulled her out,” she said.
“And the minute her head hit the ground, she whinnied. We knew from that minute on we had ourselves a handful. She’s just so smart, she likes her dinner by a certain time, everything has to be her way and I wouldn’t have her any different. She’s one of a kind.”
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