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Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: A Pair of High Fliers

High school senior Natalie Cowan is a bonafide track star. Known for her accomplishments in the high jump, she holds school records in both indoor and outdoor events, was runner-up for best high jumper last year in South Jersey, and … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: An Artist’s Inspiration

By globe-trotting Grade 1 performer Running Stag, whose career took him from Kentucky to France, England, Germany, back to America, then to Dubai, back to America, back to England, again to America, then to Hong Kong, back to Dubai, then … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: The ‘Easy’ Life

Bruce and Sandy Carr retired to New Mexico in 2011 from careers in law enforcement in the Seattle, Wash., area. Sandy had always enjoyed horses and Bruce found horse racing to be a fun hobby, and several years before retiring, … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Remembering ‘Lily’

“We lost Lullahby Lily on Tuesday,” said the email, and that sentence was followed by a link to a blog entry from a gentleman named Bruce Anderson. I was going through emails on New Year’s Day when I saw that … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Catching Up and Looking Forward

New Year’s Eve is a wonderful time for reflection, looking back on what we’ve accomplished throughout the past year, and taking stock of how we can improve ourselves, our lives, or the lives of others in the coming year. With … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: The Christmas Gift

Pittsburgh native Rachel Sowinski had come to Kentucky to fulfill a lifelong dream of working with horses. Employed by Reese Koffler-Stanfield’s Maplecrest Farm, Rachel met a number of equestrians and equine professionals in and around the Lexington area, and their opinion … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: The Bargain of a Lifetime

For most retired racers, their post-racing price tag is significantly less than their on-track earnings. Damascus Eagle made only $84 in his two lifetime starts, but even after he was well into his second career as a lesson horse, he … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Becrux Stays Young in Second Career

Becrux is nothing if not a world traveler. Born and raised in Italy, he literally and figuratively hit the ground running, winning his first four outings in his homeland to earn top honors as Italy’s Champion Two-Year-Old of 2004. He … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Pushing Boundaries

“Life always begins with one step outside of your comfort zone.” – Shannon L. Alder This was the quote that kept popping into my head as I began learning about the story of this week’s OTTB Showcase horse, Midway Home, … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Giving Thanks

There’s a group page on Facebook that pops up on my feed every once in a while called OTTB Connect. It’s a cross section of people from all over the country who own, ride or otherwise love off-track Thoroughbreds. The … Continue reading

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