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Analysis, a Thoroughbred racehorse in the Mosaic Racing Stables, hacks out on a clay road filled with distractions. Photo courtesy Barry Bornstein

Photo of the Week: Analyze this

Analysis, a racehorse with Mosaic Racing Stables, is a very well adapted guy. Cross-trained as a hunter/jumper when he isn’t on the Belmont track winning races, he takes just about everything in his stride. Here he is in Aiken on his way to the sand lot (jumping field) with a hunter/jumper rider Rylee Zimmerman to work on trot poles, circles and bending exercises. On the way to his lesson, Analysis hacked down a clay road filled with people and commotion. Analysis ventures out once a week to train for a future career, even as he puts in wins as a […]

Mallory Mort, left, of Gallagher's  Stud, has helped kick off the 2015 Thoroughbred Retirement  Foundation hay drive in a big way!

Gallagher’s Stud sends 3 loads of hay to TRF

When the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation launched its annual hay drive to feed its herd of 900 retired racehorses, the country’s largest Thoroughbred charity was able to launch with a tremendous boost from a New York stud farm. Gallagher’s Stud, a New York horse farm, and home to three-time stakes winner Inimitable Romanee, has donated a total of three tractor-trailers piled high with good-quality hay. The donated hay was shipped to the The Second Chances program at the Wallkill Correctional Facility, where retired racehorses in the TRF herd are cared for by inmates in a partnership that provides valuable horsemanship training to inmates, […]

Secretariat in his famous foal picture, taken at the Meadow Farm. Photo courtesy Leeanne Meadows Ladin

Secretariat’s birthplace named Va. landmark

(Press Release)— The birthplace of 1973 Triple Crown champion Secretariat was named to the Virginia Landmarks Register by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources March 19. Known as the Meadow Historic District, the designation includes the foaling shed where Secretariat was born on March 30, 1970; his training barn, where he wore his first saddle and bridle; the yearling barn where he stayed as a colt; and a yearling barn annex, stallion barn, horse cemetery, well house and pump house. Most of the structures were built in the 1930s by Christopher T. Chenery, the founder of Meadow Stable. They are […]