Success Stories

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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Bonaparte Jr
Bonaparte Jr

Life on the racetrack just wasn’t in the cards for Bonaparte Jr. The son of Cactus Ridge made 16 starts before retiring to TAA-accredited Midatlantic Horse Rescue.

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Little Brown Derby
Little Brown Derby

Little Brown Derby only raced as a juvenile, before retiring to TAA-accredited New Stride Thoroughbred Adoption Society. Now he’s a jack of all trades who dabbles in modeling on the side.

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Shakhimat
Shakhimat

A multiple graded stakes winner who made 35 starts in six seasons, Shakhimat is taking to his new career and lifestyle with no reservations thanks to TAA-accredited Equine Rescue of Aiken and adopter Erin Douglas.

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Casey’s Lear
Casey’s Lear

The old adage of “slow and steady wins the race” may just be true with the racing career of Casey’s Lear. The daughter of Musketier (GER) finished last in her first and only start. The striking grey then made her way to TAA-accredited Second Stride to find a more suitable job.

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Tricky G
Tricky G

Tricky G made all 20 of his career starts in Louisiana and retired with a record of 3-3-3. In 2015 the son of Lunarpal was swiftly rescued from a Louisiana kill pen by MidAtlantic Horse Rescue.

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Back To Front
Back To Front

Fourteen years after her racing career ended without a victory, rescued mare Back to Front officially became a winner thanks to TAA-accredited Florida TRAC.

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American Thunder
American Thunder

American Thunder made 29 starts before retiring with a record of 2-7-2 and $25,590 in earnings. Rhi Rasmussen was competing in the 2019 Thoroughbred Makeover when the TAA-accredited Thoroughbred Athletes resident first caught her eye.

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Karen’s Gotta Go
Karen’s Gotta Go

The playful New Jersey-bred battled a serious infection early in life but is now building a foundation in dressage thanks to TAA-accredited New Beginnings.

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