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How a claimer ‘Baby’ inspires OTTB rescue
By Susan Salk on July 16, 2013
On the night before Baby’s last race, Angie Francart’s mind did a gallop of its own. Her mother had already warned her that when they arrived at Charles Town Racetrack they would do their best to get the filly back, but there were “no guarantees. “It was difficult not to run to the gate and just grab her halter and yank her back,” Francart recalls. Instead they snuck in. Francart, her husband Gary, and her mother and father hid in the shadows, surreptitiously waiting their chance to lay a claim on a delicate filly, named Just Telling You, who had […]
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