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Sir Prize Birthday, 35, is the oldest horse in the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation's herd of 900.

Photo of the Week: Sir Prize Birthday wise, happy

Sir Prize Birthday, 35, the oldest retired racehorse in the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation’s (TRF) herd of 900, has rallied after a rough winter. After enduring the harsh, cold, snowy winter and battling a mild bout of colic, the elder statesmen has had a “real good summer,” says Jim Tremper, program manager at the TRF’s Walkill, N.Y., facility. “He had a pretty rough winter, and I wasn’t sure he was going to make it,” Tremper says. “But then he just blossomed.” Birthday has become like Buddha on the upstate New York property of the Walkill Correctional Facility. Grown wise, thin and […]