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Ex-racehorse wins media celebrity
By Susan Salk on April 23, 2010
Lukas used to be considered a “throw-away horse.” He bucked, spun, reared and spooked, even in his own stall. Today, the chestnut Thoroughbred who limped away from a lackluster racing career on two bowed tendons, is an Internet sensation attracting over a million fans, and coverage on NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, Inside Edition—just some of the news outlets converging on Karen Murdock’s horse. “Lukas has attracted such worldwide attention,” Murdock says. “We had a million hits (on his site http://www.playingwithlukas.com) after five months and one week, and his Face Book page quickly drew 5,000 fans. “I think the reason he […]
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