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Chelsea hugs TooSexy after round-pen work

Clubhouse Q&A: Young fan opines on racing biz

The very idea of horseracing once gave Chelsea Fields a bad feeling. The 20-something Gen Y Californian thought there was something unseemly about it, almost creepy. But then it changed. Through her affiliation with Dr. Ken Lian’s veterinarian practice on the West Coast, she got to know real working Thoroughbred racehorses, and she began to see a whole different world. The racetrack, teaming with powerful, glistening Thoroughbreds, was a place where legendary horses like Seabiscuit had drawn thousands of fans decades before, and she soon found that the tracks still carried the mystique of those times, and were only waiting […]