Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase

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Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: A Priceless Bond

Priceless Mischief was loaded with potential. She broke her maiden in her second start by a monumental 17-1/4 lengths, but that brilliance turned out to be a flash in the pan, and the lightly-raced filly only found the winner’s circle … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Embracing Life and Horses

Sometimes it takes having endured what may well be your darkest hour to help you realize what truly makes you happy in life. That’s the case with Miah Lee Gwozdz. Miah tragically lost her father in a fire when she … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: A Bear With a ‘Heart of Gold’

Bear Most Wanted is a Kentucky-bred-turned-Canadian runner who raced exclusively north of the border after selling for a respectable $130,000 as a yearling at Fasig-Tipton’s July Sale in 2007. While he visited the winner’s circle several times during his racing career, … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Lady Warden, the Teacher

This week’s OTTB Showcase featured horse comes to us from South Africa, and her story straight from her owner, writer Robyn Louw. Last year Robyn wrote a guest piece for Biznews.com about her fond memories and lessons learned from one … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: A Child’s Gift

Katie Peery is a life-long horse-lover. Growing up in California, she rode eventers and loved racing, often going to Santa Anita with her mom to watch the races or morning workouts. “I loved horses from the time I was born … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: A Perfect Landing ‘Spot’

It’s funny to stop and appreciate sometimes how the seemingly most random things can take us down a path that will ultimately change the course of our lives. Captain Rocket had a spot, a white one. The spot was on … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Finding His Comfort Zone

Some horses just have that “it” factor. You can’t put your finger on it. You can’t describe it. They’ve got it, though, and you and the rest of the world definitely know it. Lead Player did not have “it,” at … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: A Miracle Times Two

It was April of 2012, and a group of five horses owned by Ninety North Racing Stable were traveling from their winter base in Florida to trainer Jimmy Toner’s base at Fair Hill in Maryland. It was dark and rainy … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: From a Trot to a Canter

Usually we feature Thoroughbreds in this aptly-named “OTTB Showcase” column, but there are several other breeds of off-trackers who deserve their time in the spotlight and who thrive in their careers after racing. So, this week we are taking a … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Finding a Hidden Treasure

There’s a saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Oklahoma Hero was never anyone’s trash, but when his owner decided that his racing career needed to end and the horse needed to find a new home, Connie Otto got … Continue reading

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