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Mr. Christopher E. Hill

Years as an Owner: 11
Horses Owned (Current): 5
Horses Owned (Lifetime): 10
Best Horse: Raintree Starlet
Best Win: 2019 Dixie Belle Stakes at Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Hot Springs, Arkansas (winner Raintree Starlet)
Trainer(s): Michele Boyce, Brian Williamson
Best Experience as an Owner:
Watching Boom Box win three races in a row at Arlington Park (Arlington Heights, Illinois) during the summer of 2015
What I like about Thoroughbred Racing:
Learning about the horses and "sport of kings," being up close to the action/equine athletes (particularly the ones I'm part-owner of), the racetrack experience, meeting new/old friends, the competition, the adrenaline rush, and the "thrill of victory"
How I Became a Thoroughbred Owner:
Being a casual bettor since the early 90s, I always wondered what it would be like to be in the owner's shoes. After much research, I took that leap in March 2009 when I became part-owner of a filly via Horseplayers Racing Club (Renton, Washington).
Best Advice:
I'm not exactly an "old hand" in the ownership game, but (continuing) education, due diligence, patience, professional respect, and a healthy dose of realism might be considered
Owner Bio

Licensed, responsible part-owner of 5 thoroughbred horses (via Renton, Washington-based Horseplayers Racing Club) including 14-year-old allowance level racer-turned-broodmare Birdie Told Me and her offspring 6-year-old mare Mistletoe Miss, 3-year-old colt Carrier Pigeon, 2-year-old filly Hush Hush, and a newborn Get Stormy colt. Former part-owner of Raintree Starlet (3 winner's circle appearances, inculding 2019 Dixie Belle Stakes victory at Oaklawn), Boom Box (6 winner's circle appearances with us), Striking Chap, and Hidinginthebarrel. Member of Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association.