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Metro is making friends and settling into Sherwood Farm.

Millionaire racehorse, 14, trains to be show horse

A Sovereign Award-winning champion racehorse, who earned $1.7 million on the tracks of Canada before retiring to pasture for five years, has just returned to the limelight with long hair and a willing attitude to take on the challenge of a show career. In January, the manager of a horse farm where the racing champ had retired turned over True Metropolitan, 14, to Ontario horsemen Robin Hannah-Carlton and her mother Marilyn Lee. The women were chosen to guide the strapping 17-hand gelding into a new career by caretakers who wanted the best for the 2008 Eclipse Stakes winner, had followed […]