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Cost of Freedom, left, now races the fence line with Judge Gallivan.

Cost of Freedom enjoys retired life, head rubs

Six months after Santa Anita head clocker John Malone took pity on a once-great racehorse, who earned a million dollars in his prime before sinking to a 10th place finish in his last race, the humble horseman and the great steed Cost of Freedom live quietly on a California farm where the din of the racetrack is far away. Now, instead of battling it out for position on the dirt, the dark bay beauty is angling for turf rights on his side of the pasture fence. On the other side is  ex-racehorse Judge Gallivan. “I can’t figure out who the […]