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The great Train Robbery stands quietly at an in-hand class at Kentucky Horse Park

Racing stars to shine at Kentucky Horse Park

“Is that the Train Robbery?” a young lady asks. “It is! That’s her!” Brushed to gleaming, the tall bay racehorse stood quietly, sporting a mane braided into tight pompoms running the length of her neck. Her prowess on the racetrack, netting more than $600,000 in earnings a proud history, but settled in the dust of long ago. Now she was on new proving ground. On this day at Kentucky Horse Park, horses just like her, top-earning ex-racehorses stood before a crowd of admirers, dolled up and turned out, and ready to make the case that retired racers can move into […]