Success Stories

Devil’s Passion
Devil’s Passion

Devil’s Passion retired from racing at 5 and then retired from his second career as a pony horse at 20. The son of Saucy Token was ready to slow down, but wasn’t ready to stop working as he began his third career at TAA-accredited Brook Hill.

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Ivan Fallunovalot
Ivan Fallunovalot

Ivan Fallunovalot, a current resident at TAA-accredited Old Friends, made a total of 32 starts in his six seasons on the track, accumulating a 17-6-2 record and earning just over $1 million.

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Game On Dude
Game On Dude

Multiple graded stakes winner and multimillionaire Game on Dude is a popular resident at TAA-accredited Old Friends in Georgetown, KY. Racing for five seasons for trainer Bob Baffert, the son of Awesome Again earned just shy of $6.5 million in 34 starts with a record of 16-7-1. Among his scores are three Santa Anita Handicaps […]

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Big Blue Nation
Big Blue Nation

Warhorse and fan favorite Big Blue Nation earned just over $240,000 in his seven seasons and 65 starts on the track. The son of Bluegrass Cat earned a graded stakes placing at 2 when he ran third in the Three Chimneys Hopeful Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course, but mostly ran in the claiming ranks […]

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Open Petition
Open Petition

Open Petition earned nearly $18,000 in his 15 starts. The Maryland-bred son of MGSW Petionville sustained a fractured sesamoid and was retired through Beyond the Wire, a program that places horses from Maryland racetracks into TAA-accredited organizations. Soon after TAA-accredited After the Races decided to take him and work with him through rehab. Over time […]

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Alarming
Alarming

Alarming was born with the makings of a great racehorse, by Unbridled’s Song and out of a stakes-placed daughter of Malibu Moon. In his 29 starts in three seasons, he earned just under $60,000 with a record of 3-4-3. At the age of 4 and with a clean bill of health, Alarming transitioned through Maryland’s […]

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Gold Room Scotty
Gold Room Scotty

As a racehorse, the son of Quality Road made six starts in his on-track career but only earned one placing. He found his niche off the track in a discipline that surprised his adopter Alex.

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Blackjack N Beers
Blackjack N Beers

Blackjack N Beers raced nine times, earning three wins and two additional placings in the maiden ranks. Now, after being adopted through TAA-accredited Southern California Thoroughbred Rescue, he’s a T.I.P. performance award champion and brave trail horse.

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Thirtysevenliveson
Thirtysevenliveson

During his three seasons on the track, Thirtysevenliveson never broke his maiden in eight tries. While the son of Giant’s Causeway wasn’t as successful on the track as his older siblings—2009 Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Mine That Bird and grade 1 winner Dullahan—he found his calling off the track.

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Dusk To Dawn
Dusk To Dawn

Heather Rio fell in love with Dusk to Dawn at TAA-accredited Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation’s summer farm in Saratoga Springs.

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