With just three weeks left of the 2019 meet at the Finger Lakes Racetrack in Farmington, New York, owners and trainers are beginning to think about their impending moves south to warmer climates. Before the...» Read More!
Success is what everyone is after, isn’t it? But success takes on so may different forms that sometimes it isn’t obvious what it looks like. At the racetrack, it seems pretty cut and dry: winning...» Read More!
It’s the unofficial end of the 2019 Thoroughbred racing season, as the Breeder’s Cup takes place this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 1-2, at Santa Anita Park in California. Like the Triple Crown races in the...» Read More!
Still owned by one of his original breeders, Frank McEntee, and having previously been race trained at the Fair Hill Training Center, 12-year-old Paddy the Caddy‘s story came full circle this weekend when he and Erin Sylvester won the...» Read More!
Fall is here and peak autumn colors are dazzling much of the northern United States and beginning to work their way south. It’s easy to love the autumn colors of the changing leaves, but it’s a...» Read More!
CANTER Pennsylvania is excited to host the fourth annual End of Meet Showcase to be held at Presque Isle Downs in Erie, PA, this Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. The showcase gives prospective OTTB buyers the...» Read More!
It’s Thoroughbred Makeover week! Competition will begin this Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY for the 2019 Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover where over 500 off-the-track Thoroughbreds will strut their stuff for the title...» Read More!
We have to give a big bravo to the marketing team at Visit LEX, which promotes tourism in the Horse Capitol of the World: Lexington, Kentucky. Their newest promotion had the EN team chuckling and...» Read More!
How about a little Midwest love this week for our OTTB Wishlist presented by Cosequin? The fine folks of CANTER Illinois have listed a number of really good looking horses recently and frankly, they’re really too...» Read More!
Just admit it, the very first thing you notice when you’re perusing off-track Thoroughbreds is their Jockey Club name. Is it as important as their conformation or temperament? Of course not! Does it have any bearing...» Read More!
Re-starting a Thoroughbred racehorse from scratch and retraining them for a second career isn’t for everyone (and that’s okay!) That’s just one of the reasons why the ASPCA Makeover Marketplace at the Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover is...» Read More!
There’s something about a nicely put-together bay that just screams class. Add in a shiny coat and the look of eagles and you’re well on your way to having a real winner. The three OTTBs...» Read More!
Here’s a surefire way to brighten up your week: just take a peek at these three gorgeous greys that could be yours! It’s been a hot second since we put together an all-grey wishlist, but...» Read More!
We’re inching ever-closer to 2019 Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) Thoroughbred Makeover, which will be held October 2-5 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. As always, there are various monetary prizes up for grabs...» Read More!
Size doesn’t matter when your horse is full of heart — just ask Brooke Massie, who just completed her first Advanced H.T. aboard her own Serendipity (Vibank – Gail’s Gal, by Naskra) a 2009 Ontario-bred mare...» Read More!
Cornelia and her OTTB Brush Dance may have made history today as the highest scoring 5 year old Young Event Horse when… Posted by Sharon White on Friday, July 12, 2019 You don’t need a fancy...» Read More!
It’s the fairytale everyone dreams of: rider meets horse with untapped potential, horse takes rider to the biggest events in the world. It’s the fairytale that Chris Talley is living with the OTTB Unmarked Bills (Posse...» Read More!
When shopping for an off-the-track Thoroughbred, you don’t necessarily have to buy one literally straight off the track that raced last week. Often, a little down time is beneficial to the body and mind of...» Read More!
You know what goes perfectly with summertime? A bright red sports car to cruise around in. You can head to the beach, ice coffee in hand with the windows down and your hair blowing in...» Read More!
Some OTTBs get snapped up real quick the second they step off the track and onto the sales list. Others end up waiting a little while longer for the right person to come along and...» Read More!
Mares. It’s love ’em or hate ’em, apparently. I’ve met numerous people who have claimed that they’ll never own one. They’re just too opinionated, or moody, or sensitive, they say. I say that’s ridiculous. Get...» Read More!
Last week our OTTB Wishlist featured three horses whose earnings exceeded the $100,000 mark and you know what? We’re running with the same theme again this week! It’s not so common that we find so...» Read More!
You’ve got to love a war horse. With these horses you know that you’re getting a horse with heart, athleticism and toughness. They gave it their all on the track and did very well for...» Read More!