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Thrilled Flossie, a 16-year-old Thoroughbred mare, was saved from slaughter by a team of supporters who have pledged to sponsor her retirement.

$1/day pledge saves Spend A Buck’s daughter

The daughter of 1985 Kentucky Derby winner Spend A Buck was saved this summer from the slaughterhouse by eight horse lovers who each committed $1 per day to help the imperiled Thoroughbred. Dubbing themselves “Team Flossie,” the group of horsemen joined Linda Passaretti and Anne Tucker of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation in an effort Passaretti describes as “syndicaring” (her word for syndicating a rescue horse), sharing the costs of caring and saving the doomed mare, Thrilled Flossie. Thrilled Flossie Sire: Spend A Buck Dam: Thrilled, by To The Quick Foal date: 1999“I was initially contacted by Hank DeLeo to ask […]