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A film underway on ex-racehorses, all abuzz
By Susan Salk on March 23, 2012
Some of the finest stewards connected to the Thoroughbred industry sat before the unblinking lens of documentary filmmakers recently to offer insight and commentary on the issues surrounding unwanted ex-racehorse Thoroughbreds in America. Hall of Fame jockey and four-time Eclipse Award winner Pat Day spoke of the heartbreak that comes when he imagines a horse who is forgotten in a field, left to “die on the vine.” And, representatives from Three Chimneys Farm and Thoroughbred re-homing organizations New Vocations and Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center, offered compelling commentary. The dawning awareness that ex-racehorses can go on to do many useful things, […]
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