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Roger (Jockey Club: Secret Formula) had a difficult life after he was orphaned at 3 weeks.

Orphaned young, ridden hard, a change of fate

From the moment he dropped from his mother into the soft, yielding hay, Roger lived the life of a tough-luck horse who somehow managed to stay on his feet. Orphaned at three weeks after his beautiful mother Formula succumbed to colic, Roger would embark on a life buffeted and knocked down by fate, by other horses, and by racing. But somehow, he always managed to get back up. If he had a rock n’ roll anthem, Tom Petty’s lyric “Even the losers get lucky sometime,” might just sum it up. The first foal bred by Pennsylvania horseman Bill McCarthy, Roger […]