(Edited press release)
Clever Allemont, a 27-year-old son of Clever Trick, is en route to his new home at Old Friends near Georgetown, Ky.
Kristin Chambers, executive director of Winding Road Equine Rescue and Retirement near Waverly, Kan., is personally transporting the winner of the 1985 Rebel and Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park to the Thoroughbred racehorse retirement home.
Clever Allemont was rescued by Chambers and was assisted by a network of horse enthusiasts from forums such as Alexbrownracing.com, several of whom pitched in funds to help transport and care for the horse.
The stallion was previously stabled at a temporary foster home at Ray and Jeanne Mason's Donegal Ranch Quarter Horses near Williamsburg, Kan.
Clever Allemont retired from racing with lifetime earnings of $316,329. According to a release, he sired 72 winners from 125 starters.
There will be a press conference at Old Friends Farm, 1841 Paynes Depot Rd., Georgetown, Ky. Jan. 3 at 2:00 p.m. with Clever Allemont, Chambers, and Old Friends founder Michael Blowen.