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Dancin' Renee photo by Rick Capone

Racketeer, Dancin’ Renee retire at Old Friends

Dancin’ Renee, the 1997 New York Horse of the Year, and Racketeer, the hard-knocking progeny of Breeder’s Cup Classic winner Awesome Again, who earned more than $400,000 in his lengthy track career, have retired at Old Friends in Kentucky. Both horses arrived this month at the Georgetown facility for pensioned ex-racehorses, founded by Michael Blowen. Dancin’ Renee arrived Sept. 14, after earning her place in the sun during a valiant career that garnered 14 wins in 21 starts. Among her career highlights, the mare won seven consecutive races in 1997, including the GR3 Honorable Miss at Saratoga, the Broadway Handicap […]