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Mr. Christopher E. Hill

Years as an Owner: 15
Horses Owned (Current): 4
Horses Owned (Lifetime): 11
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, Sam Breaux, 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 and queens," being up close to the action/equine athletes (particularly the ones I'm part-owner of), 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 horses always first. (Continuing) education, due diligence, lots of patience, professional respect, and a healthy dose of realism might be considered. Individual antics poison to partnerships.
Owner Bio

Responsible part-owner of 4 thoroughbred horses (via Renton, Washington-based Horseplayers Racing Club) including 18-year-old broodmare Birdie Told Me and her offspring 10-year-old prospective broodmare Mistletoe Miss, 4-year-old gelding Raiju, and 2-year-old colt Broham. Former part-owner of Raintree Starlet (3 winner's circle appearances with partnership, inculding 2019 Dixie Belle Stakes victory at Oaklawn), Boom Box (6 winner's circle appearances with partnership), Carrier Pigeon (1 winner's circle appearance with partnership), Hush Hush, Striking Chap, and Hidinginthebarrel.