585 men and women live and work on the backstretch of Belmont Park caring for the some 1,300 equine athletes who train and race there. At the time of writing, 20 of those faithful backstretch...» Read More!
Like many other industries across America, Thoroughbred Racing is taking a hard hit from the effects of COVID-19. Several tracks across the country have cancelled their spring seasons and with fewer races to run horses in,...» Read More!
Creative solutions are the name of the game right now, as many of us responsibly abide by stay-at-home orders. We can’t do a lot of the things we’d like to do such as go out...» Read More!
Interested in an off-the-track Thoroughbred without actually taking them off the track yourself? This week’s OTTB Wishlist is for you! Our three featured horses this week all have a jump on their training for their second career....» Read More!
They may all share that (mostly) plain brown wrapper, but they come in all shapes and sizes and from all over North America, from Ontario to Louisiana! There’s something for everyone here in this edition...» Read More!
The racing — and sport horse — world lost a legend last month, with the passing of A.P. Indy at the age of 31. If you’ve ever looked up a Thoroughbred’s pedigree on Equineline, chances...» Read More!
For the 616 accepted entries, 153 of those are eventing entries, to the 2020 Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) Thoroughbred Makeover, the search is officially in full-force for their Makeover horse if they haven’t found one yet....» Read More!
Formerly known as the Bloodline Brag, the Retired Racehorse Project’s (RRP’s) Thoroughbred Sport Tracker is the only user-driven database on the internet for tracking the second careers and accomplishments of off-the-track Thoroughbreds. This is the...» Read More!
The Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center (MMSC) is have a very special sale throughout the month of February, making it easier than ever to find your sweetheart. They are slashing adoption fees by 50% this month,...» Read More!
You’ve got to love a good war horse, and we’ve found three to feature in this week’s OTTB Wishlist. With over 50 career races on their official record, war horses have proven to be durable athletes....» Read More!
Calling all college-bound Thoroughbred-lovers! Two academic scholarships are up for grabs...» Read More!
You don’t have to have flashy chrome to be eye-catching — just take one look at these three available off the track Thoroughbreds and you’ll see that their beauty is more than skin-deep. These three...» Read More!
Yes, you’ve read that correctly. This week, one of our featured horses measures up to just 14.2-hands tall! Though it’s a rarity, pony-sized full Thoroughbred have been documented before including this one that went on...» Read More!
Ah, New Year’s. It’s all about resolutions, blank pages and fresh starts, right? It’s a nice reference point, sure, but of course no one really has to wait for a whole new year (or decade)...» Read More!
The Weekly OTTB Wishlist has been a long time reader favorite here on EN, are we’re grateful to our long time sponsor Cosequin Equine for making this weekly feature possible. It’s no secret that we...» Read More!
When putting together these wishlists, sometimes there’s a theme in mind and we will seek out horses to fit that theme. Other times the theme will present itself while we comb through currently available horses....» Read More!
With the last event of 2019 taking place over the weekend, we have officially entered the off-season. For some, it’s a welcome period of rest and relaxation. For others, in particular those who prefer to keep busy...» Read More!
With trainer applications now open for the 2020 Retired Racehorse Project Thoroughbred Makeover, it’s officially time for those thinking about entering to start window shopping for their OTTB partner! Granted, there’s plenty of time apply...» Read More!
With Thanksgiving being this week, we felt it would be timely to say just how thankful we are for a few of the numerous qualities that many Thoroughbred horses possess. If you’re looking for a horse...» Read More!
Heck of a weekend to be a Thoroughbred fan, huh? Among many other excellent performances, full Thoroughbreds took home the top prizes in a few marquee divisions. Campground (Forest Camp – Kneel, by Pulpit) ridden...» Read More!
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!