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A hero’s welcome at Pimlico for Everglades TB

Two chestnut Thoroughbreds from opposite sides of the track, one a “prince” from the very best background, the other a “pauper” abandoned in the Florida Everglades, glistened like bright copper pennies as they strode onto the Pimlico racetrack. Though they marched onto the dirt track side-by-side last weekend to participate in theThoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, an event to honor the Thoroughbred sport horse, the pair took very different paths getting there. Zatopek, a son of Thunder Gulch, was born at Adena Springs, and though he earned only $300 on the track, was cared for and looked after as though he […]