Success Stories

Death Valley
Death Valley

Death Valley ran 55 times in five seasons retiring from the track with a record of 13-9-4 and earnings just over $200,000. In September of 2007, jockey Inez Karlsson earned her first career win with Death Valley breaking his maiden at Arlington Park. Karlsson and Death Valley earned seven more wins together, developing a close […]

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Onlythewinetalking
Onlythewinetalking

Onlythewinetalking made his way to TAA-accredited MidAtlantic Horse Rescue as an unraced 5-year-old.

Most recently, they earned sixth place in the MCTA Jenny Camp Horse Trial in the open beginner novice division.

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Mister Foster
Mister Foster

Mister Foster was orphaned at just three days old. The Kentucky-bred son of Rocking Trick (ARG) never made it to the track, but has since found his place with adopter Sara Gatchell. “I was doing my equine rehabilitation internship at the Kentucky Equine Adoption Center and had finished my assigned horses for the day,” Gatchell […]

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Stable Currency
Stable Currency

Stable Currency, a 10-year-old resident of TAA-accredited Outside In, earned the 2019 T.I.P. Young Rider of the Year Award with his mount Alexa McVoy.

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Sunny Aftermoon
Sunny Aftermoon

Sunny Aftermoon made eight starts as a 3-year-old, never breaking his maiden. He retired from the track after one season with earnings of $4,820.

Currently, the pair is competing in first level dressage while schooling second level at home.

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Sasha’s Image
Sasha’s Image

Meet Sasha’s Image, an Oklahoma-bred filly who survived a deadly tornado in Moore, Oklahoma.

Five months after the devastating storm, the filly made her first start at Remington Park earning just under $3,000 in 8 starts.

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Saratoga Snacks
Saratoga Snacks

Saratoga Snacks, who won almost $700,000. The New York-bred son of Tale of the Cat was previously owned by former NFL coach Bill Parcells and became a fan favorite while accumulating four stakes wins and six stakes placings in New York. Racing initially for trainer Gary Sciacca, “Snacks” was moved to the barn of Bill Mott in 2014, but was then sold to Sciacca, who raced him until his retirement at the end of 2015.

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Bridgie The Bull
Bridgie The Bull

From five starts, Bridgie the Bull never broke her maiden and retired with earnings totaling $3,008. The daughter of Benny the Bull might not have found her calling on the track, but has come into her own since beginning a second career. TAA-accredited Galloping Out had the Florida-bred for just three short months before adopter […]

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Jost Van Dyke
Jost Van Dyke

Minnesota-bred Jost Van Dyke began his racing career as a 3-year-old. It wasn’t until the age of 7 that the multiple stakes-placed gelding made his exit from the track. In total, the son of Van Nistelrooy made 19 starts and retired with a record of 8-3-6 and earnings of $129,614. Four weeks after his last […]

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Quick Call
Quick Call

Quick Call retired in 1992, having made 86 starts and earning more than $800,000.

Now 35 years old in 2019, he is the oldest of the 650 horses cared for by TAA-accredited Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation.

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