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Finder play on the set

OTTB Finders Key lights up War Horse

Author’s note: This story was originally published on Jan. 6, 2012 Before Steven Spielberg’s movie lens created a cinematic star out of a rearing, wild-looking ex-racehorse named Finders Key, the petite bay was a bit—well— forgettable. Even to the well-trained eye of owner and trainer Bobby Lovgren, his talent was initially a bit hard to spot. “I didn’t recognize his potential for quite some time,” says Lovgren in a telephone interview with this week. “I had him for approximately two or three months and really got to spend a lot of time with him,” before uncovering the powerhouse of […]