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Donner (JC: Smart Gorky) is among those to watch at the 2015 Rolex Three Day.

Thoroughbreds get ready to rock Rolex

As Thoroughbred fans ready to fly their flag over the legendary grounds of the Kentucky Rolex Three Day, a leader in the movement to restore the glory of the Thoroughbred sport horse has a bit of a bounce to his step these days. Steuart Pittman, creator of the popular Retired Racehorse Project, which remakes Thoroughbred racehorses into sport horses, says that though the war is far from over, Thoroughbreds are gaining ground in the battle to recapture the sport horse world, especially among up-and-coming riders. “While most of the top professionals have owners who … tend to buy horses bred […]