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By Susan Salk on February 8, 2013
The bell clanged insistently, the metal starting gate snapped open, and all at once out rushed a field of hard-driving Thoroughbreds accompanied by one persnickety “creampuff” of a horse. As the pack made its way along the Monmouth Park race course, a pretty bay named Mommie’s Luke, the creampuff in question, moved in beautiful balance; and though he had no shot at hitting the board that day, at least one onlooker beheld his future. “There’s a children’s hunter for you!” exclaimed a friend of the racehorse’s owners. Linda McBurney, owner of the beautiful creature who used to stamp, paw, and […]