Success Stories

Hemingway’s Key
Hemingway’s Key

Retired Preakness Runner Hemingway’s Key Remains in Good Company By: Maryland Jockey Club Fifteen years ago, the chestnut Thoroughbred colt Hemingway’s Key was keeping some impressive company. Racing under the silks of Kinsman Stable and trained by Hall of Fame horseman Nick Zito, Hemingway’s Key spent the winter of 2006 on the Triple Crown trail […]

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Tizno
Tizno

Love at first ride: Tizno makes the leap into a new life

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First Lieutenant
First Lieutenant

After three starts at Penn National, a handsome bay gelding suffered a slab fracture, thus ending his career on the track.

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Shewasnicerthen
Shewasnicerthen

Shewasnicerthen made 14 starts at Parx before retiring to After the Races at age 3, having earned $43,011 with a record of 1-3-3.

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The Cake Is a Lie
The Cake Is a Lie

Before stepping foot on the grounds of TAA-accredited After the Races, volunteer Susan Miller repeatedly told herself that taking a horse home was out of the question. But that changed when she met The Cake Is a Lie.

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Buddha Kai
Buddha Kai

While she never broke her maiden on the track, Buddha Kai checked all the boxes and more for adopter Mackenzie Towler who spotted the mare at TAA-accredited After the Races.

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Let Me Loose
Let Me Loose

After nine starts, he was retired to the Secretariat Center with a record of 1-1-2 and earnings of $13,494. Not taking to a career as a racehorse, the 3-year-old began his journey to a new job and, eventually, a home to call his own.

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Eiteljorg
Eiteljorg

In his 11 starts, Eiteljorg visited the winner’s circle twice before retiring. The son of Jazil made his way to TAA-accredited Secretariat Center, and quickly drew interest from a rider who was familiar with the gelding through his on-track connections.

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Steps to the Stars
Steps to the Stars

A career maiden in seven starts, Steps to the Stars has become a winner off the track thanks to TAA-accredited CANTER Michigan and adopter Lindsay Hunt.

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Uno Mas Modelo
Uno Mas Modelo

Willingness to adapt to new surroundings and challenges is a hallmark of any successful athlete, equine or human. Uno Mas Modelo embodied that sentiment in a racing career that spanned 2015-19 and produced double-digit wins before retiring to TAA-accredited Racing for Home.

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