Donna Keen

Rafael Bejarano and Silentio
Multiple G2 Winner Silentio To Stand At Keen Farms In Texas

Silentio, one of the nation’s top turf runners in 2013, has been retired from racing and will stand his first season at Dallas and Donna Keen’s Keen Farms in Burleson, Texas. Silentio is a son of multiple graded stakes winner Silent Name (Jpn), the leading sire by 1989 Horse of the Year Sunday Silence standing […]

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Tricky Prospect is at Remember Me Rescue until a suitable home can be found for him (courtesy Donna Keen)
Former University Stallion Rescued From Texas Auction, Potential Slaughter

An 18-year-old Thoroughbred stallion recovered from a small auction house in Texas over the weekend was discovered to have originated from Texas A&M University – Commerce (TAMUC). Tricky Prospect got lucky; Kimberly Underwood saw his Texas Thoroughbred Association papers posted on the Red River Horse Sale’s Facebook page. Underwood shared Tricky’s photos with CANTER Texas, […]

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Dallas (right) and Donna Keen are launching a new clinic program to educate owners of retired racehorses
Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Schooling With Team Keen

In the world of Thoroughbred racing and equine welfare, you won’t find two people who work harder and are more committed than Dallas and Donna Keen.  The two work seamlessly together at the racetrack, sending out and overseeing set after set during morning training hours, running horses in the afternoons, traveling the country to some […]

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Canterbury Park
Canterbury Park Efforts Pay Off With Record Attendance, Handle

You might not expect one of the bright spots in the racing industry to be a racetrack in Minnesota, but there’s no denying that it is. As MinnPost reports, Canterbury Park’s on-track attendance is thriving, highlighted by a July Fourth weekend crowd of over 40,000. The track built a following by targeting young people and families […]

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Gary Stevens, winning last year's Breeders' Cup Classic on Mucho Macho Man
Macho Man: Stevens Donates Portion of BC Winnings to T’Bred Rescue

Hall of Fame rider Gary Stevens had a tremendous Breeders’ Cup weekend, notching victories in the Distaff (Beholder) and Classic (Mucho Macho Man). In the days since the Breeders’ Cup, Stevens, along with his wife, Angie, have shared in their good fortune and have donated $5,000 from Stevens’ Breeders’ Cup earnings to Remember Me Rescue. […]

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Del Mar
Keens Make Good Use of ‘Spoils of Victory’

Trainer Dallas Keen and his wife Donna were interested observers as the horses loaded into the gate for Sunday’s seventh race, mainly because their stable’s representative, 3-year-old filly Explosive Argument, was in the field and ready to break from the No. 2 post. Their interest became heightened, with concern added, when the No. 8 horse, […]

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battle of the X's
Several Special Events on Tap to Benefit Remember Me Rescue

Three first-time events will benefit Remember Me Rescue (RMR), a north Texas organization that retrains and rehabilitates retired and injured thoroughbred horses when their race track careers are over. Although many racehorses arrive at RMR directly after being retired, not all are so lucky. Some get caught in a downward spiral of being constantly traded, […]

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Midwest Thoroughbreds owners reach out to Texas horse rescue

When Remember Me Rescue owner Donna Keen posted a sad note on Facebook about   mare she had to put down due to a lack of funds for colic surgery, she had no idea how far her post would go toward helping other rescue horses. Richard and Karen Papiese, owners of Midwest Thoroughbreds, had taken […]

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Natchitoches Parish Louisiana
Rescue groups race to save starving horses in Louisiana

Volunteers from area horse rescue groups are racing against time to try and save dozens of emaciated horses that were surrendered by the owner of a breeding farm in Louisiana. The horses have been placed under the care of the Louisiana Horse Rescue Association, which has teamed with Remember Me Rescue out of Texas to […]

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Fair Grounds donation to assist rescued Louisiana horses

Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots announced today a $2,500 gift to two locally active rescue organizations helping to relocate more than 40 neglected horses discovered last week at a farm in Many, Louisiana, in the northwest part of the state. The donation will be shared by the Louisiana Horse Rescue Association, a nonprofit dedicated […]

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