Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase

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Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Hope And Promise

“I have loved horses ever since I was a little tater tot,” said 15-year-old Hope Reed. That love for horses evolved into the Reeds becoming a “horse family.” After begging and pleading for a horse, Hope’s family had “the talk” … Continue reading

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Securing A ‘Forever Home’

Many in the racing industry got to know Michelle Yu on both HRTV and TVG. If not there, maybe you saw her covering football on Fox or hosting the Santa Anita simulcast. Or perhaps you bumped into her on the backside … Continue reading

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Devoted To The ‘Max’

This week’s story is a bit of a departure from the typical “OTTB Showcase” stories. It’s less about a horse and more about spotlighting an example of the type of person the industry could use more of and should strive … Continue reading

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: ‘He’s Priceless To Me’

Sometimes racing just isn’t what a horse is meant to do. That seems to be the case for Bourne Intuitive. This Kentucky-bred gelding raced for his breeder and trainer 14 times at Charles Town racetrack, mostly in lower-level maiden claiming races, … Continue reading

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Home Again

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you … Continue reading

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Good Fortune

Growing up in San Diego, Anne Lorkowski loved horses since she could remember, but living in such an urban environment meant she spent many more hours playing with her Breyer models than in the saddle taking lessons. That didn’t put … Continue reading

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Overcoming Hurdles

Traditionally we think of a horse’s second career being the one they transition to after retiring from racing. Jimmie Echo is different. His career after racing is actually his third career, as after moderate success as a racehorse on the … Continue reading

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Dream Horse

Lit’sgoodlookngray was just that. By Breeders’ Cup Sprint winner-turned successful California sire Lit de Justice, Lit’sgoodlookngray crisscrossed the country racing up nearly a half million dollars in earnings and ten wins – including a stakes victory – from coast to … Continue reading

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Honest Abe

Honest Expectations was a true war horse. With 86 lifetime starts and 21 victories almost exclusively achieved at the mid to lower claiming levels along the East Coast, he earned more than a quarter of a million dollars — and … Continue reading

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: ‘He Loved Being A Racehorse’

It’s Kentucky Derby time in the Bluegrass. The buds are blooming, foals are frolicking, and like many in the Thoroughbred industry, Ann Banks has a long list of invitations to the many Derby week festivities. But, instead of going to … Continue reading

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