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Porfido earned more than $750,000 on the track before he was retired this weekend. Photo by Marcie Heacox and used with permission.

T’bred network claims Chilean warhorse

Twelve-year-old Chilean stallion Porfido was claimed and retired this weekend through a coast-to-coast effort by several American Thoroughbred advocates who mapped out a plan of action to buy the aging warhorse and retire him sound. Gail Hirt of Beyond the Roses Equine worked with Texas oilman and racehorse owner John Murrell, as well as with Donna Keen of Remember Me Rescue of Texas and Michael Blowen of Old Friends Kentucky to provide a very special victory for the bay Thoroughbred who has earned $750,000 in 79 lifetime races. After he finished second Saturday in a $3,000 claiming race at Turf […]