horse retirement

G1 Winner Molly Morgan Retired From Racing

Trainer Dale Romans said Molly Morgan, recent winner of the Grade 1 La Troienne, has been retired from racing due to a hairline fracture in a sesamoid. Winning eight of 29 starts and earning $882,159, Molly Morgan went out on top, earning her first G1 victory in the La Troienne on Kentucky Oaks Day. She […]

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Social Media Efforts Save Horse From the Lion’s Den — Literally

A 20-year-old arthritic gelding is safe from an unusual fate this week after efforts on social media procured him a safe retirement home. The Arizona Republic reported that the owner of the gelding, whose name is Spencer, had been looking for a new home for the horse for six months. With horse rescues in the area full, one […]

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NY stable thinks outside the box in planning for horse retirement

Off-Track Thoroughbreds blog spotlights a small New York racing stable with a big idea. Mosaic Racing Stable cross-trains its horses with two goals in mind: to run a race and simultaneously prepare for other disciplines after retirement. A case in point is Circuitous, who put in 90 days of training at the track and will […]

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Eng: Trend of stakes horses retiring early hurts the sport

Did you think that the drop in stud fees would keep horses from retiring so quickly? You’d be in good company as Richard Eng discusses the concern that too many stars go to the breeding shed immediately after major success.

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