(and now to continue our story) "Maybe now isn't the best time to remind me of that," Rick laughed, pressing his heels against the colt's sides and guiding him out of the arena gate. "Nervous?", the trainer asked. "Nah...well, just a bit." "You'll do fine. Just follow that path that starts there." Carl pointed. "It leads to all the trails. And if you follow it to the end, you'll come to a nice wide trail that has a fence parallel to it. That would be an ideal one to let Nickerie run on." "OK, thanks Carl." Rick and Nickerie headed to the start of the path and Rick smiled and mused to himself that he would no doubt get to sneak a peek at just where Horatio had strolled off to.