Weekly OTTB Wishlist from Cosequin: Find Your 2018 Thoroughbred Makeover Project

If you’ve been thinking about participating in the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover, your opportunity is coming up! Trainer applications for the 2018 edition of the event open this Friday, December 1st, and updated rules will be published that day as well. Applications will be accepted through January 15th and approved trainers will be announced on February 1st.

Eligible horses must have raced or had a published work after June 30, 2016 and not have started training in a second career before December 1, 2017. To help you out, we’ve picked out three eligible candidates for next year’s Thoroughbred Makeover to feature in this week’s OTTB Wishlist:

Talk Time (Quality Road – Deb’s Honor, by Affirmed): 2012 16.1-hand Kentucky bred gelding

Here’s a well-bred and classy horse who’ll make a lovely sport horse prospect! Talk Time’s sire, Quality Road, is known for producing offspring that are both easy to work with and workmanlike. This athletic guy had a decent record at the track, earning $84,000 in 28 starts. Talk Time is reported as sound and with no vices and was very well-mannered for photoshoot on a blustery New York day.

View Talk Time on Finger Lakes Finest Thoroughbreds.

Global America (Globalize – Beautiful American, by Quiet American): 2012 16.1-hand California bred mare

Here’s a lovely looking filly who has a disposition to match. Global America’s connections report that she is easy-going, has an in-your-pocket personality, and isn’t at all mareish. She’s ready for her second career and could go in any direction. She trotted out very nicely and also has recent radiographs of her knees and ankles available for viewing.

View Global America on CANTER California.

Photo Shoot (Giant’s Causeway – Kreisleriana, by Seeking the Gold): 2007 16.2-hand Kentucky bred gelding

This horse appears to be aptly named! Photo Shoot is ready to bring the same competitiveness to his next career that he brought to the track. A well-traveled guy, this gelding has raced at many different tracks up and down the U.S. and Canada, earning over $200,000 in 47 races. This elegant horse will need someone with experience to bring him along, but he’s sure to be a stunner!

View Photo Shoot on Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center.