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By Susan Salk on March 13, 2012
Slow racehorse? Don’t get Robin Murray started. Whenever she begins to describe the very special 17-hand black beauty who ran a few times at Calder, she has to stifle a giggle. “In his first race, you see the pack go by the finish line, and then you see one horse cross, 10 paces behind them,” Murray says. “And 10 paces behind that horse, here comes Pleasant Rascal!” says the Florida-based equestrian. “No, he didn’t really enjoy racing.” Nor, for that matter, did his predecessor in the North Miami barn where Murray works and retrains ex-racehorses. Pleasant Rascal, and before him, […]