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Susan Kimball and her OTTB Cricket. Photo by Vanessa Green, courtesy of Kimball

An OTTB partners up with a homicide det

A homicide detective with a wasting disease and an ex-racehorse who lacked the appeal to attract a new owner, each found their second chance, with one another. After Susan Kimball was diagnosed with Mitochondrial Disease, a rare degenerative disorder that can confine its victims to a wheelchair, she said goodbye to her longtime career with the Biloxi, Miss. police force, and in 2009, began looking for another outlet. “I was on the police force for 10 years and a homicide detective for eight of them. I was very passionate about what I did, and after I had to retire, I […]