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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

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: New Kentucky Home

With its neatly mowed pastures and immaculately manicured farms, living in Central Kentucky is a four-board fence-lined heaven on earth for a horse person. If you’re not a horse person, well, the Bluegrass just might do its part to convert … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Making ‘Bones’ Stronger

Big City Silver is a puppy dog of a horse, and he’s always been that way. Sold as a yearling for just $3,000, then the following year for even less, he was competitive enough to bring home a few checks … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: A Buckeye Millionaire

It’s no secret that some impressive individuals are entered in the Keeneland November Sale this week and next. There are those who displayed their brilliance on the racetrack, racking up graded stakes wins and becoming a highly coveted racing or … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: From a Marathon to a Trot

With this being the week of the Breeders’ Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, it is only appropriate that we take a look back at a horse who competed in not only one, but two Breeders’ Cup races, and who is now … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Rockin’ Off-Trackers

I was out at the Kentucky Horse Park last weekend, helping out with the Mid-South Eventing and Dressage Association (MSEDA) Three Day Event and Team Challenge. I was bopping around from ring to ring, snapping photos and collecting stats, when … Continue reading

Cosequin presents OTTB Showcase: Double the Adventure

Growing up in North Dakota, Jessica Monson was bitten by the horse bug early. Like many with such an affliction, she took any chance she could find to be around horses, which eventually led to caring for and occasionally riding … Continue reading

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