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By Susan Salk on June 25, 2012
Some might say Redabyebye was once a horse with a pile of cards stacked against him. As racehorses go, he wasn’t all that good. And, he ran in low claimers at Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico, a racetrack recently investigated by the New York Times for its high rate of death and injury to jockeys and horses. In seven starts, Redabyebye hit the board only once, winning a mere $1,800 for a second-place finish. With such a poor showing at a track so near to Mexican slaughterhouses, his fate could have been in question. Yet, the stars aligned for this sweet-faced […]