Better Talk Now and Gala Spinaway were both trained by Graham Motion and were the best of paddock buddies in their retirement. Gala Spinaway (Star Choice – Spinnaker Sal) had earnings of $691,867 and was a multiple graded stakes winner.
Better Talk Now (Talkin Man – Bendita), a multiple graded stakes winner had earnings of $4,356,664 and won the 2004 Breeders Cup Turf.
Linda Dixon is a lifelong horse enthusiast who started working with Thoroughbreds in the early 1970’s at old Bowie race track. Ever since she has been connected and worked with race horses
in some form or fashion, and whenever possible she draws or paints he favorite subjects. She also produces Dixon Silks and Horsetale Greetings, equine themed cards.
BETTER TALK NOW (KY)
Dark Bay Gelding, 25 February 1999
Talkin Man – Bendita, by Baldski
Bred by Wimborne Farm, Inc.
51 – 14 – 8 – 5 $4,356,664
Multiple Graded Stakes Winner and Breeders’ Cup Champion
GALA SPINAWAY (MD)
Bay Gelding, 26 May 1988
Star Choice – Spinnaker Sal, by Fast Hilarious
Bred by Mrs. Nancy W. Leonard
41 – 15 – 10 – 2 $691,867
Multiple Graded Stakes Winner