Thoroughbred Makeover

How Divine
How Divine

How Divine ran three times, never breaking her maiden. The daughter of Divine Park retired to TAA-accredited Second Stride, but the flashy bay didn’t have long to wait before being adopted by Kendall Pray. “Divi” took to her second career with grace, making it clear she was meant for the show ring.

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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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Thoroughbred Makeover

The TAA will be awarding one award to the highest-placing horse from a TAA-accredited organization.

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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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Large Contingent of TAA Grads at Thoroughbred Makeover
Large Contingent of TAA Grads at Thoroughbred Makeover

A total of 19 Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance-accredited organizations are represented with entrants at the 2019 Thoroughbred Makeover Oct. 2-5 at the Kentucky Horse Park.

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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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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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