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St. Augustine, an OTTB who last raced at Suffolk Downs, charms a tiny visitor.

Photo of the Week: Little kids and horses, the joy

St. Augustine, a 2006 son of Point Given, tickles the fancy of a little visitor at the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department during a Mother’s Day event on the Plymouth farm last Saturday. The chestnut gelding, who finished 1st in his last race at Suffolk Downs in 2011, attracted children like a magnet to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) booth. And, when he wasn’t cuddling and accepting snacks from his adoring, pintsized onlookers, he was demonstrating his best moves with fellow OTTB retiree Sonny’s the One. The pair of Thoroughbreds romped around their paddock, which was situated alongside petting zoo friends, […]