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Mylute
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Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:11 pm

Multiple graded stakes winner All Included (Include x Eximus) was adopted through New Vocations!
After five months of much deserved rest and transitional training ALL INCLUDED was adopted by one of his lifelong fans, Dianne Volz who also tended to him as his physical therapist during his racing career. He quickly became one of her favorite horses so it was not surprising when she contacted New Vocations to inquire about adopting him.
http://www.horseadoption.com/graded-sta ... ever-home/
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lurkey mclurker
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Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:59 pm

@IFARnews

This past Monday, the JRA held its first Retired Racehorse Showcase Event at Tokyo Racecourse. Former @Godolphin runners Shogun (Doyen) and G2 winner Neko Punch (New England) were paraded as successful examples of the retraining of ex-racehorses
https://twitter.com/IFARnews/status/1050315411286368256

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Flanders
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Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:26 am

I ran into this article about Worldly Slew (aka Sonny) a claimer who raced 104 times from 1994 - 2001.

http://www.thoroughbreddailynews.com/a-life-well-lived/
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Sparrow Castle
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Mon Nov 19, 2018 3:03 pm

Herringswell Stables @HerringswellStb
6m6 minutes ago
Gala Spinaway (30 years young) restricteded to round pen today due to overdoing it with pal Main Sequence yesterday. His old bones were complaining but “you should have seen him go!”… https://www.instagram.com/p/BqXqgoKBSTh ... jmz6k5jgn9
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Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:54 pm

Sparrow Castle wrote:
Mon Nov 19, 2018 3:03 pm
Herringswell Stables @HerringswellStb
6m6 minutes ago
Gala Spinaway (30 years young) restricteded to round pen today due to overdoing it with pal Main Sequence yesterday. His old bones were complaining but “you should have seen him go!”… https://www.instagram.com/p/BqXqgoKBSTh ... jmz6k5jgn9
He looks wonderful for his age!
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Mylute
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Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:58 am

The phrase "years young" has never been more appropriate.
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Mylute
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Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:00 am

Wake Forest, Kharafa Arrive at Old Friends

https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... ld-friends
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Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:07 am

Capt. Candyman Can Still a Favorite in Off-Track Career

https://www.paulickreport.com/horse-car ... ck-career/
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Flanders
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Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:22 pm

There is a pic of Notacatbutallama in his Christmas outfit in today's TDN edition, page 2.

http://www.thoroughbreddailynews.com/pd ... 181222.pdf
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Mylute
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Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:29 pm

G3 winning, G1-placed Pleasant Prince enjoying retirement at Ramsey Farm.

https://www.facebook.com/20721853935110 ... 242450016/
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MeaghanEdwards
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Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:11 pm

Lovely A.P Indy story here, what a character!

https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... -end-at-30
WarBiscuit
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Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:52 pm

MeaghanEdwards wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:11 pm
Lovely A.P Indy story here, what a character!

https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... -end-at-30
What a great horse - a true legend in his own time. Sounds like the old boy is doing well. Love the picture of A.P. and Mr. Haley. Looks like a big stuffed wooly bear!

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Sparrow Castle
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Tue Feb 05, 2019 3:07 pm

LillianJHeard Eventing
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5 years ago Commanding Curve finished 2nd in the Kentucky Derby at 37-1 odds. Yesterday he sought redemption in his first recognized horse trials at Sporting Days Farm. This time, he wasn’t letting anyone else finish in front. Leading the class from start to finish, Curve once again defied expectations. I can’t wait for his young rider Maddy Cracknel to head down to Aiken next month and take him out herself! Very cool horse with a cool story. Happy to be a part of it!
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Tue Feb 05, 2019 4:50 pm

West Point TBs always seems to do right by their horses post career. other owners are starting to catch on, but I wish every owner would plan out their horse's retirement prior to the horse actually retiring
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Flanders
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Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:17 am

Old Friends to Host Silver Charm Birthday Bash Feb. 22. Free and open to the public. They are also holding a birthday card contest.

https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... ash-feb-22
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Sparrow Castle
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Tue Feb 19, 2019 4:17 pm

Herringswell Stables @HerringswellStb
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Here's a very sentimental blast from our past. Now 21-year-old DR. BRENDLER (Distant View - Lady of Vision (IRE), by Vision) is still active in the hunt field!! We recently received these photos of him out with George Harne. Dr. B won the 2003 Citgo Dixie Stakes-G2 at @PimlicoRC
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Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:40 pm

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Feb 24
Arazi will be reaching a great milestone on Friday when he turns 30. He is not slowing up anytime soon he has enjoyed having the yearlings next too him the last 8 weeks and has made sure they know he is still in charge.
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Mylute
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Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:16 am

Wow, I thought he was deceased.

Looks great for 30!
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Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:32 pm

Email from TRF...plus the website...

Happy Birthday Quick Call!

Help us Celebrate Quick Call's 35th Birthday!

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On February 27, 1984 a little bay colt was born. He would be named Quick Call, and go on to not only be a formidable racehorse, but a teacher to the men in the TRF Second Chances Program at Wallkill Correctional in New York. It's ironic that the flagship program was started 35 years ago, and that today Quick Call, its most elderly statesman, turns the same age. It's as if it was meant to be!

Quick Call made 86 starts in a career that ran from 1986-'92. A gelded son of Quack, he was a did Hall of Fame trainer Sid Watters proud, earning more than $807,817. He even scored an upset over Sewickley in the 1990 Tom Fool Handicap at Belmont Park.

A fan favorite at Saratoga, Quick Call won Saratoga's Forego Handicap in consecutive years (1988-'89) and just missed a third straight when he was beaten a nose by Lay Down in 1990. Of Quick Call's 16 career victories, eight came at Saratoga. "Quick Call loved Saratoga," said retired Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day, who guided Quick Call's Forego victories.

Since 2001, Quick Call has had a different "calling", as a teacher to the men in the TRF Second Chances Program at the Wallkill Correctional Facility in New York. There he has continued to touch the hearts of everyone who works with him, and teach valuable life skills to those men in the program.

Help support all the retired racehorses so they can have as long a life as he, in well deserved retirement. Quick Call's second career as a teacher has had a lasting impact on the hundreds of inmates who he has worked with, and thousands of people who follow his life!
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https://www.trfinc.org/happy-birthday-quick-call/
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Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:03 pm

Sparrow Castle wrote:
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:32 pm
Email from TRF...plus the website...

Happy Birthday Quick Call!

Help us Celebrate Quick Call's 35th Birthday!

Image

On February 27, 1984 a little bay colt was born. He would be named Quick Call, and go on to not only be a formidable racehorse, but a teacher to the men in the TRF Second Chances Program at Wallkill Correctional in New York. It's ironic that the flagship program was started 35 years ago, and that today Quick Call, its most elderly statesman, turns the same age. It's as if it was meant to be!

Quick Call made 86 starts in a career that ran from 1986-'92. A gelded son of Quack, he was a did Hall of Fame trainer Sid Watters proud, earning more than $807,817. He even scored an upset over Sewickley in the 1990 Tom Fool Handicap at Belmont Park.

A fan favorite at Saratoga, Quick Call won Saratoga's Forego Handicap in consecutive years (1988-'89) and just missed a third straight when he was beaten a nose by Lay Down in 1990. Of Quick Call's 16 career victories, eight came at Saratoga. "Quick Call loved Saratoga," said retired Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day, who guided Quick Call's Forego victories.

Since 2001, Quick Call has had a different "calling", as a teacher to the men in the TRF Second Chances Program at the Wallkill Correctional Facility in New York. There he has continued to touch the hearts of everyone who works with him, and teach valuable life skills to those men in the program.
35! Wow. Seems like yesterday he was on the track. He's looking pretty good for an old man. Bless his heart.

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