Keyword: Off Track Thoroughbred

  • Lenny's Place - Episode 7

    Lenny Shulman sits down to ask Old Friends Farm founder Michael Blowen how he became interested in horse racing. Lenny also comments on Kentucky Derby prep implications with Keeneland's move of the Blue Grass Stakes.

  • Retired Racehorse Training Project 2013

    Glenye Cain Oakford takes us through the Retired Racehorse Training Project event held at Pimlico Race Course Oct. 5-6, and asks various participants why they choose Thoroughbreds and former racehorses. Commentary from show-jumping and racehorse trainer Rodney Jenkins, Nuno Santos who is a former assistant to trainer Bobby Frankel, and many others!

  • The Jockey Club Announces T.I.P. Winners

    The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program has announced the recipients of its two non-competition awards for 2013: the T.I.P. Thoroughbred of the Year Award and the T.I.P. Young Rider of the Year Award.

  • Thoroughbreds for All Event Set for April 26

    The Retired Racehorse Training Project and New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program will once again promote adoption of Thoroughbred ex-racehorses in their educational Thoroughbreds For All event April 26 in Lexington.

  • OTTB Spotlight - Metro Meteor

    It didn't take long before Metro Meteor got the hang of painting. Krajewski chooses the colors for him, loads the paint brush with paint, and then the gelding holds the brush in his teeth and applies the strokes to the canvas

  • Beyond the Blinkers: OTTB Update - Windy Jim

    I love it when a past Beyond the Blinkers subject takes the time to e-mail and give me an update on his or her off track Thoroughbred! Do you guys remember the story of Windy Jim as told by owner Jackie Cross in March 2011?

  • OTTB Spotlight: Diamonds for Remi

    Remi Gunn has fallen on hard times in recent years--from the riding accident that left her paralyzed in 2003--to the financial struggles that almost claimed her farm.

  • OTTB Spotlight: Doctor Decherd

    Once again, I will be turning the attention of my blog to all things Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) after this week...But first I wanted to bring you this touching story about a sweet gelding named Doctor Decherd.

  • OTTB Spotlight: Xantra

    Shannon Hahn of Double L Equine Rescue and Sanctuary tells the story of Xatra, aka "Officer Isaac." From needing the law to becoming the law, Xantra overcame injuries due to neglect and now serves as a New York police horse.

  • Blog: New Vocations Horse Show

    During the month of July, New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program hosted two horse shows that featured Thoroughbreds competing off the track.

  • 'Aiken' for Thoroughbreds - By Adam Spradling

    Corinne Ashton is a world class, four-star eventer and now Grand Prix dressage hopeful...and my first official riding lesson was with her. Hear about how she trains Thoroughbreds, whom a few are OTTB's