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TRF welcomes new Board Members

The  Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation welcomes new members to the Board of Directors SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of four new members to the Board of Directors: Paul H. Saylor, Maggie Wolfendale-Morley, Robert Masiello and Erin Birkenhauer. The Board provides leadership for carrying out the Foundation’s mission […]

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Penny Chenery, a champion for TRF horses

Penny Chenery, a bold innovator and visionary was a cherished friend and founding member of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation.  The TRF offers its condolences to her family and its deepest gratitude to Penny for her years of kindness and generosity to the TRF and its horses. Though Secretariat has long since passed, he may now […]

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Don’t Quit Dreaming

“Dreamer” came to TRF just recently through a network of concerned horse loving citizens and even some help from a former trainer who remembered him well.  At 6 years old, he is the youngest member of the herd at the TRF’s Second Chances facility at Sykesville Correctional facility.   This bay gelding is a Kentucky bred […]

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One Good Man

One Good Man whose barn name is Oggie is a 14  year old NY bred gelding, stakes placed, with 32 starts.   Oggie lives at a TRF farm in northern Virginia.   Oggie loves apples and swimming in the little pond in his field.  He often sports a fabulous mud mask!  You can tell it does wonders […]

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Tango Tony

What a kind and thoughtful eye Tango Tony has!   Makes us wonder about the stories he could tell.   Tony is a great grandson of Northern Dancer and raced 25 times winning $10,000. He was retired to TRF in 2010 where he will remain in our compassionate care  for the rest of his life.

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TRF Horses & Humans withstand January Blizzard

by Francis LaBelle The blizzard that hit the East Coast on the weekend of January 24 wreaked havoc at an historical level. According to the Associated Press, Washington, D.C., Baltimore and New York City received more than two feet of snow during the event. Philadelphia received just under two feet. All four major cities shattered […]

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Energy Flow

Wallkill Second Chances Program, NY: Dark Bay gelding- foaled in 2006. Energy Flow whose barn name is Boodles was rescued in 2009 in an infamous racehorse neglect case. He was starving and terrified upon arrival at the TRF. He slowly recovered and began trusting humans. He will probably always be a little shy. He is very happy with his […]

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Midnight Billy scores big as Family Gift

By Francis LaBelle               With the approach of autumn, Thoroughbred racing takes on another level of excitement as the Breeders’ Cup will cap an already historic season. American Pharoah became racing’s 12th Triple Crown winner and first in 37 years when he swept the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes in the spring, but was beaten […]

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