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Metro poses with one of his works

Top-earning racehorse retires; now paints!

In a flash of inspiration, Ron Krajewski began teaching his champion ex-racehorse Metro Meteor the one thing he knew best: how to paint! The urge to swap a saddle and bridle for paintbrush and canvas came after Krajewski learned his big bay, who’d amassed $300,000 in winnings as one of the fastest turf sprinters at Belmont and Saratoga, may soon wind up truly crippled from bad knees. Although when he raced, Metro had received an abundance of care from his owners, including two surgeries to remove bone chips from his knees, all the care in the  world couldn’t stop the progression […]