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Quick Call at the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation's Wallkill Correctional Facility program Second Chances turns 30 today.

Quick Call, the ‘Horse for the Course,’ is 30

Quick Call may not have the racing legs that once carried him to victory twice in Saratoga’s Forego Handicap, and earned $800,000 in his race career, but he still has the attitude. “He’s still pretty much the same,” says Jim Tremper, farm manager at the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation’s (TRF) Second Chances Program at Wallkill Correctional Facility in New York. “He doesn’t look for company, from horses or people, and if you need something from him … you have to go out and get him. He commands respect.” On this, Quick Call’s 30th birthday, the gelding with the deservedly proud face […]