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It started with a claimer ‘with try’

Rand Bill was a racehorse with “a lot of try in him.” On the track, he hit the board a number of times and even won three races after breaking his maiden at Aqueduct. Off the track, when he was lined up with a jumps course in the schooling ring for the first time, and even though lifting his feet did not come naturally to him, he simply wouldn’t quit. He gamely faced the new challenge until he got it, says owner Joy Dunn of Mint Hill Farm, N.Y. “He was such a klutz in the beginning,” she says. “I […]