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Savemyspotimbeting, or Gambler for short, was pronounced dead by a vet a year ago. Today he wins blue ribbons!

T’bred once declared dead now wins blues

A plain bay T’bred once mistaken for dead by his veterinary doctor, recovered from the colic that laid him so low he appeared to have died in 2013, and has gone on to win ribbons for children in hunter/jumper classes. Gambler, a 7-year-old gelding adopted by Ester Packer from Florida TRAC in 2012, is often referred to as the “miracle horse” these days. In 2013, the Thoroughbred who raced under Jockey Club name Savemyspotimbeting was taken to a veterinary Hospital in Florida, and treated for recurrent colic, says Packer. “Gambler was so sick that the vet called me at 8 p.m. […]