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Money Makes Money in the winner's circle with Karen Benson

Money Makes Money repays a kindness

Tucking the prayer card from her father’s funeral service into her saddle, Karen Benson and her Thoroughbred Money Makes Money, once vanned off a southern Florida racetrack, stood ready at the big Virginia Thoroughbred horse show last month.  They had “wings.” When March 17 dawned at the Thoroughbred Celebration Horse Show, Benson and her versatile bay gelding, who she now calls Kit, were unbeatable. “He was nothing short of a superstar,” she says. “It was indoors, under bright lights and other horses were spooking.” But not Kit.  A once-injured racehorse, he jumped clean on all his rounds, and netted five […]