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Shezalugga: Off The Pace The Horse Racing Cartoon comic strip

☛ September 20th, 2017 by ☛ admin

Race Fans! Team Diva is back (well, Filep anyways) in a new strip—‘Shezalugga’.

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Meet NY jockey Louie (Luigi) Grande and top jock from Dallas, Trigger Martin. Click on the link below to read the latest! Select the ‘Strips’ tab in the top menu bar to see more.

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Tell all your race friends! Let them know that 
horse racing has come to the comic pages!

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The Hunger Games

☛ July 14th, 2017 by ☛ admin

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Let’s face it: You’re Not You When You’re Hungry….
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CAPTION:  The Racehorse vs. Jockey Diet 
FILEP (jockey): “…PLUS, you get to eat three servings of oats—I’m lucky if I’ve eaten THREE OATS ALL DAY…”   DIVA (horse): “Hmmmm….somebody gets a little testy when he’s hungry…”

 

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Mugged at the Start

☛ December 14th, 2016 by ☛ admin

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Diva’s latest in the current issue of GALLOP MAGAZINE—Santa’s gonna pile an extra load of coal once he hears about this…
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CAPTION:  FILEP (jockey): “Unbelievable…mugged at the start!”   DIVA (horse): “Seriously, you can have my useless jockey—just DON’T SHOOT!”

 

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The OFF THE PACE horse racing Comic Strip!

☛ November 10th, 2016 by ☛ admin

Racing fans now have a STRIP to call their own! TEAM DIVA are front and center and outside the box into the wonderful world of multi-panel comic strips! Return often to see new cartoons as they are included in the “STRIPS” section, found in the tab navigation located above.
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New Groom

☛ October 16th, 2016 by ☛ admin

 

Hmmm—there may be cause to review that current dress code for the work place…

 

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CAPTION:  DIVA (horse): “Hey jockey—you are NEVER going to guess who just got a new groom…”

 

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Horse Racing Reality TV—Big Girls Pony Club

☛ July 24th, 2016 by ☛ admin

There just aren’t enough good shows on TV these days, especially for the die-hard racing fan. What if I told you comedic turf-writing talent KATE RICHARDS thinks it’s time for a change? Read her visions for reality television, horse racing style on HORSE RACING NATION. Click the link below for where to tune in!

HORSE RACING NATION: RACING HEARTS

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Cartoon drawn by OFF THE PACE artist, A.E. SABO.
Stars (l-r) Turf writer Kate Richards, CD Mixologist Jo-an McDowell, Talk Host Bill O’Reilly, HOF Jockey Pat Day, Sports Radio Talk Host Buck Grottano, Jockey Miguel Mena and daughters, Miss Edna’s Fried Chicken at Saratoga

 

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Caution: Dangerous Curves

☛ June 22nd, 2016 by ☛ admin

 

Don’t tell her jock—but Diva likes to add an extra turn, just for fun….

 

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CAPTION:  DIVA (horse): “Ain’t that sad—this one still getting dizzy on a two-turn mile?”

 

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LANI: Talented and turbulent

☛ June 8th, 2016 by ☛ admin

 

Any LANI fans in the house??? HORSE RACING NATION turf writer KATE RICHARDS takes us on a hilarious journey to meet some of history’s famous CRAZY HORSES, including this year’s talented and turbulent runner at the 2016 BELMONT STAKES. Follow Kate’s blog at the link below. Cartoon drawn by OFF THE PACE artist, A.E. SABO.

HORSE RACING NATION: RACING HEARTS

 

 

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One for the Road

☛ March 28th, 2016 by ☛ admin

 

Looks like the only call The Diva might be getting is ‘last call’….

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CAPTION:  FILEP (jockey): “Seriously, this better not result in a ‘late scratch’, Diva….” PATRON (drunk at bar): “Hey dollface, your jockey is here—finish your appletini because it’s post time and you all are the key in my exacta….” DIVA (horse): “—my jockey??? WHOOPS—check please!!!”

 

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Obstacles

☛ February 25th, 2016 by ☛ admin

 

To be successful, communication is key….

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CAPTION:  DIVA (horse): “WHOA! Waitaminute—when you said ‘we’d face obstacles’, I thought you meant more like ‘problems in our relationship’….”

 

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