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  • eBay Auction Set for Our Mims Marker

    An eBay auction of racing memorabilia will begin Feb. 21 to raise money for a headstone marker for the grave of Our Mims, the 1977 Eclipse Award winner for 3-year-old fillies.

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  • Champion race horse and top producer Our Mims.

    Champion Our Mims Dead at Age 29

    Champion filly Our Mims was euthanized at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky. on Dec. 9. The 1977 champion, who was 29 years old, died after suffering a bout of colic and was buried at Calumet Farm near Lexington, Ky.

  • Re-Run and Bethlehem Farm Team Up

    In an effort to find a cost-effective way to place more Thoroughbreds into adoptive homes, ReRun Inc. is working together with Bethlehem Farm to assess under tack many horses awaiting placement in adoptive homes.

  • ReRun Maryland to Hold Educational Programs

    ReRun Maryland at Greener Pastures, located at the former Wear family estate in Cecilton, Maryland, will launch a series of educational programs August 23 with "Evaluating the Ex-Racehorse for a Second Career."

  • Finding Alternatives

    <i> By Reiley McDonald </i> -- Despite the growing number of retirement facilities for Thoroughbreds, space is limited and only a small percentage that need help are accommodated.

  • Round the Rosie Dead at 29

    Prominent broodmare Round the Rosie (Cornish Prince--Rosayya, by Rosemont) was euthanized June 5 after a brief illness.

  • Fund Raiser to Auction Work of Four-Legged Equine Artists

    ReRun, the national Thoroughbred adoption program based in Kentucky, is beginning what will be an annual event called "Moneigh-Equine Expressions." Horses that have distinguished themselves on the track and in the breeding shed will vie for the honor of becoming the top "equine artist."

  • TARA Seeks 'Social Security System' for Horses

    Its ranks swelling as new groups form and apply for accreditation, the Thoroughbred Adoption and Retirement Associations is proposing a "social security system" for racing Thoroughbreds in the form of a registry that would recognize Thoroughbreds suited for a second career as sport or show horses.

  • Relief Comes to Abandoned Horses in Pakistan

    The first wave of outside assistance has reached Karachi Race Course in Pakistan. On July 1, the Associated Press reported 250 abandoned horses were at the racetrack and had not moved since it closed in March. Many of them were not being cared for at all. On July 9 a veterinarian from a branch of Brooke Hospital arrived at the racetrack to supply aid.