Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase

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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

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: 2015 Rolex Thoroughbreds

It’s that time of year once again. Flowers are blooming, foals are frolicking and for a few weeks each year, Kentucky draws the attention of horse-lovers the world over. First, the sport horse world turns its attention to Lexington in … Continue reading

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: A Lasting Bond

“I met Sir Chat in the fall of 1990 when I was a ‘determined to make it on my own in the horse industry’ 19-year-old and he was a ‘you can’t make me’ 3-year-old racehorse,” explained Julie Vassar. “Initially, I … Continue reading

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Off To School

More times than not, the horses covered in the “OTTB Showcase” have transitioned successfully into their second careers (or third or fourth careers) and are thriving in their off-track lives. This week, however, we are celebrating a recent retiree who … Continue reading

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: No Stopping ‘Momentum’

Caluquest may not have been all that on the racetrack, finishing dead last by daylight in his two lifetime starts at Turf Paradise, but he’s all that and a bag of chips, as the saying goes, on the A and … Continue reading

Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Barrel Fever

Fourteen-year-old Kaelee Brown is a cowgirl through and through. She is also a trend-setter. Kaelee runs barrels on her mare, Kola, for her high school rodeo team in Texas. Before gunning it out of the alley toward their first barrel, Kaelee … Continue reading

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