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Bold Charger (show name: Boscobel, in the under saddle class at WEG. Photo by Michael Dignelli

A T’bred tapped twice on the withers by fate

A Thoroughbred gelding, who was “tapped twice on the withers by fate,” has transitioned from a top race trainer to a premier hunter/jumper team on his way to making a mark among elite show horses, and possibly as a breed ambassador. Bold Charger, a bay gelding who sold as a 2-year-old for nearly $300,000, and who trained with Hall of Famer Bill Mott at one point, has been welcomed into the rarified show barns of Heritage Farm of N.Y., a facility operated by Michael and Andre Dignelli, who were named the 2011 Show Hunter Horsemen of the Year by the Chronicle […]