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Retired Racehorse Project Elects New Chair, Vice Chair And Board Members

The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) announced this week that Dr. Carolyn Karlson, Ph. D. has been elected as chair of the Retired Racehorse Project’s board of directors and Sue Smith has been elected vice chair. Also elected to the board were Graham and Anita Motion. A resident of Saratoga, New York, Karlson is a longtime […]

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Thoroughbred Enthusiasts Honored At USEF Pegasus Awards

The United States Equestrian Federation Pegasus Awards honor some of the great men and women in equestrian sport. Presented during the USEF Annual Meeting, held in 2019 in West Palm Beach, FL, many equestrians and equine enthusiasts were honored for their hard work, including Isabela de Sousa and Steuart Pittman. Steuart Pittman, of Davidsonville, MD, […]

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Joe Sharp Part Of ‘Trainer Team’ To Win Inaugural Real Rider Cup At Plantation Fields

Grade 1-winning trainer Joe Sharp was one of a team of five trainers who combined on Sunday to win the inaugural “Real Rider Cup” at Plantation Fields in Unionville, Pa., a charity event benefiting the Retired Racehorse Project. Sharp and his team members Sanna Neilson, Chucky Lawrence, Tim Keefe, and Leigh Delacour, each completed a […]

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Market Forces Bring Good News, New Challenges For Aftercare

The American sporthorse industry has seen a greater push towards off-track Thoroughbreds in the past decade, which has unquestionably given more horses options as they leave the track. Trade press spends a lot of time examining market trends at bloodstock auctions, but as a demand for off-track Thoroughbreds has developed, it is subject to economic […]

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Retired Racehorse Project Accepts 578 Trainers For 2017 Thoroughbred Makeover

The Retired Racehorse Project announced Tuesday that 578 trainers have been accepted to compete for their share of $100,000 in prize money at the 2017 Thoroughbred Makeover at the Kentucky Horse Park on October 5-8. Of those trainers, 65 applied and have been approved to enter two horses. Two hundred-thirty trainers have registered their horses […]

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Lauren Turner and Fairway King Win Thoroughbred Makeover

The Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover, presented by TCA came to a close on Saturday evening, with Dressage division winner Lauren Turner and her horse, Fairway King, taking top honors as America’s Most Wanted Thoroughbred. Turner, who found her winning mount via Facebook while shopping for a new competition prospect last year, turned in a […]

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Thoroughbred Makeover – Day 2

Lexington, KY (Oct 28, 2016) – The 2016 Retired Racehorse Project’s (RRP) $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium Finale happens tomorrow, Saturday, October 28 in the TCA Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park. Preliminary competition began Thursday and wrapped up today. More than 300 Thoroughbred ex-racehorses competed in one or two of 10 equestrian disciplines: Barrel Racing, Competitive […]

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302 Retrained Thoroughbred Racehorses Bound For Kentucky

After nine months of training 302 Thoroughbred horses that retired recently from 62 different racetracks across North America are on their way to Lexington, Kentucky. Their destination is the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium Presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America on October 27-30 at the Kentucky Horse Park. Each horse has a […]

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Thoroughbred Charities Of American Named Title Sponsor Of Thoroughbred Makeover

The Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) and Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) jointly announced today that TCA will be the title sponsor of the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, which will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky on October 27-30. The TCA Thoroughbred Makeover features 478 trainers from across North America who […]

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Bellocq Vs. Sharp: ‘Equicizer Race’ Benefits Retired Racehorse Project

The Retired Racehorse Project is proud to announce that its “Hoedown at Hagyard” event, held in conjunction with the Rolex 3-Day Event at the Kentucky Horse Park, successfully raised over $12,000 for the 2016 Thoroughbred Makeover. “It was billed as getting a bunch of racehorse people and a bunch of eventers together, who all love […]

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