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Silver Flash, who heads to Pine Top this month as he goes advanced, had humble beginnings as a leftover horse at the end of the 2008 Suffolk Downs meet. Photo by Jennifer Hamblin

A TB nobody wanted is an emerging star

A pale gelding so humble he once went begging off the track, and who later was passed over and dismissed by top riders as “reckless” and “lacking in movement,” was recently named by Eventing Nation as one of eight emerging stars. Silver Flash, a hard-knocking ex-racehorse who left Suffolk Downs at the end of the 2008 meet when a Georgia horseman paid $600 for him out of the goodness of her heart is today prepping to take his young owner/rider of four years, Abby Hamblin, across the ditches and fields at Pine Top Advanced CIC ** on Feb. 19. Silver Flash Barn […]