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T-bred activist donates show winnings to horses

Fran Burns has been described as a relentless crusader for Thoroughbreds. Tirelessly, she volunteers for Angel Acres Horse Haven Rescue. Often on the phone late into the night, working on nonprofit business, she never loses her energy for championing the cause. And her own off-track Thoroughbred, Dreamer, who raced under the name Token Gesture, is going stride-for-stride right along with her. As a gifted show horse, Dreamer raises awareness about the virtues of ex-racehorses-turned- Sporthorses, and when he wins, all the horses at Angel Acres win. This is because whenever Dreamer takes home a blue ribbon, Burns donates to the […]