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By Susan Salk on July 13, 2012
The tipoff came early last Saturday. Thoroughbred advocate Deborah Jones answered her phone in her California home and learned that ten Thoroughbred mares had just been dropped off at the Round Mountain Livestock Auction in Texas, a sale frequented by kill buyers, and if they were to be saved, she’d have to act quickly. Responding with something akin to a military scramble, Jones immediately phoned Donna Keen of Texas-based Remember Me Rescue to secure stalls for the doomed animals, and then contacted Dallas businessman and Thoroughbred racehorse owner John R. Murrell for funding assistance. “When I contacted him, I said, […]