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Patrick Mackay Named President of TRF’s Board of Directors

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Patrick H. Mackay has been elected President and Chairman of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation by the organization’s Board of Directors at their annual meeting August 8, 2017 in Saratoga Springs. Mackay succeeds Lenny Hale, who served as TRF’s Chairman, CEO and President since 2016 and stepped down due to health reasons. […]

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TRF Says Goodbye to The Optimist

Saratoga Springs, NY – The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation sadly said goodbye to The Optimist, age 29, (Horatius – More Memories, by Buffalo Lark) last week on the eve of his 22nd anniversary at the TRF.  The Optimist passed away peacefully due the infirmities of old age. His caretaker of 22 years, Andre Wheeler, was at […]

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For Bigger is Bettor it is getting Better all the time

By Francis LaBelle When a Thoroughbred makes his racing debut at Saratoga Race Course, you can be certain that its connections have high expectations. Winning a race at the Spa guarantees that dreams of the Kentucky Derby will be regular nighttime visitors until the following Spring. Seven years ago, owners Chester and Mary Broman debuted […]

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