Success Stories

Little Latin Lulu
Little Latin Lulu

Little Latin Lulu ran three times, never breaking her maiden, before being retired to TAA-accredited Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center by her connections. The small dark bay didn’t immediately stand out to Kara Hertz, a volunteer for MMSC, but her personality and heart caught Hertz’s attention. Not thinking initially “Lulu” was a good match for her, […]

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Kulik Lodge
Kulik Lodge

Shortly after his 12th start, Kulik Lodge retired to TAA-accredited New Vocations with a record of 4-2-0 and earnings just under $181,000. Since the Kentucky-bred’s adoption, the pair has worked hard to build a solid foundation in eventing.

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Frank’s Gift
Frank’s Gift

Most recently, Burke and the 3-year-old earned a second out of 118 in dressage and a second out of 21 in field hunters at the 2019 Thoroughbred Makeover. Before that, Burke, Kupets, and Frank’s Gift earned the TAA High Point award in pleasure at the 2019 T.I.P. Championships.

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Fairly Obvious
Fairly Obvious

Fairly Obvious and Lindsey Partridge’s multidisciplinary success earned them the TAA High Point Award, the Top Pennsylvania-Bred Horse Award, and the Pennsylvania HBPA Award at the 2019 Thoroughbred Makeover.

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Shackles N Chains
Shackles N Chains

Kentucky-bred Shackles N Chains raced in both Canada and Florida. At the age of 5, the son of Yes It’s True retired to TAA-accredited Florida TRAC with a record of 4-3-2 out of 13 starts. Adopter Karen Goodberlet was in search of a mount with good potential to be a kids horse. Shackles N Chains […]

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Arch Daddy
Arch Daddy

Arch Daddy made eight starts as a 4-year-old before retiring with a record of 2-0-0 and earnings just under $64,000. The half brother to multiple grade 1 winner Lord Nelson retired to TAA-accredited Final Furlong. Last year, Joy Lambert and her family moved from Florida to Georgia and purchased a farm. Lambert owned two warmbloods, […]

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Special Ops
Special Ops

Special Ops raced for six seasons and retired with a record of 8-5-2 out of 34 starts. The Mike Maker trainee earned just more than $383,000 and won the 2017 West Virginia House of Delegates Speaker’s Cup Stakes. The son of Big Brown out of the graded stakes-placed True and True retired to TAA-accredited Second […]

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Worthy of Wings
Worthy of Wings

Starting her racing career in the United States in 2008 as a 3-year-old, she ran in the U.S. until the fall of 2014 when she was sent to Puerto Rico. Worthy of Wings held her own in her new location, winning every year until 2018. That’s where TAA-accredited Caribbean Thoroughbred Aftercare and her future adopter, Kyle Rothfus, came in.

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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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