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Little Jitterbug couldn't win a race to save his life. But as an up-and-coming Eventer, he is winning the war!

Having the last laugh on a cheeky OTTB

A cheeky horse known for his comical ways at the racetrack has given his new owner the last, and best laugh of all. Little Jitterbug, a chestnut gelding dismissed out of hand back in 2005 as being unfit for the racetrack or even an Eventing career is doing what those who chuckled at his antics never thought possible: He is climbing the ranks of the three-star Eventing circuit and aiming toward a possible run at the fabled Rolex *** next year. Owner and rider Jessica Bortner-Harris of Rocky Start Stables in Thurmond, N.C. says their accomplishments have far exceeded predictions […]