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At the end of the month, over 300 OTTBs will converge on Kentucky to compete in the Retired Racehorse Project's Thoroughbred Makeover.

OTTBs ready to rumble in Kentucky, remade

Over 300 ex-racehorses hailing from 62 tracks will compete this month for $100,00 as they seek to prove the Thoroughbred sport horse is a winner on any field of competition. Horses who once rocketed across finish lines at Penn National, Mahoning Valley, Charles Town and Mountaineer racetracks, among many others, were retrained and will compete at polo, hunter/jumper, barrel racing and many more disciplines, says Steuart Pittman, creator and founder of the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover. “Based on what people are telling me privately, the value of an OTTB is rising,” Pittman says. “Demand is up. Prices are up. […]