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Bonded through Natural Horsemanship, Seidel and Uncle Bill are at ease together

Davy Jones’s love of TBs helps one special guy

In the final chapter of his celebrity life, Davy Jones of The Monkees spent many years helping Thoroughbreds who rarely saw a glimmer of the limelight he knew so well. Plain bay Kentucky bred Uncle Bill was one such Thoroughbred. All but forgotten after 68 starts in the dogfights of Florida tracks and beyond, people drove by Bill’s field time after time without ever noticing the old warhorse. But the pop idol noticed. “David found Uncle Bill when he was six or seven years old. He was in an Indiantown pasture, and he used to drive by everyday,” says Marion […]