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Victorious Recall and his one-time owner Jay Romig, who tracked him down and agreed to pay the bills for his old buddy.

Former owner tracks down, saves his old horse

Eight years had passed since Jay Romig stepped into the same racebarn as his white Thoroughbred who had once run his heart out for him at Penn National. But time disappeared when Victorious Recall, now a 17-year-old careworn gelding, and Romig, 65, saw each other again a few months back, meeting as old friends after years apart. “I never thought I’d see him again,” Romig says. “I thought he must be dead.” But as soon as Romig entered the temporary barn, where Victorious Recall had been taken in by some kindhearted women, renewed vigor seemed to pump up the tired […]