Blue Cherokee, 2010, 16h bay gelding

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A barn and volunteer favorite! This handsome fella was listed by us almost two years ago and, when he didn’t sell, he was retained for racing with his current connections. His handler had nothing but superlatives for Cherokee and stressed … Continue reading

Best Ride, 2015 16.1h bay filly

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This very sweet and cute, still growing young filly is sound, with clean legs, and after only 2 starts it is obvious that racing is not where her talent lies. But with her solid well balanced build, quiet temperament, and … Continue reading

Spendathon, 2015 17.2h bay gelding

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A gentle giant, Spendathon is a sweet, intelligent, sound and very big boy who will be stunning when he fills out his leggy huge frame.  He just hasn’t shown enough racing talent to persist, especially when he has such unlimited … Continue reading

Daretobedifferent 2016 16 h dk bay filly

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Just look at this lovely young filly wih only two lifetime starts and a host of possibilities!  As a racehorse, her connections are not interested in continuing her ttraining with what has so far been lackluster performance. This is an … Continue reading

Bo 2010 15.3+ ch gelding

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Bo is an 8 year old gelding whose trainer has been using him as a track pony. He is a thoroughbred and has raced in Florida but they do not know his Jockey Club name so we have no Equibase … Continue reading

Rocky 2013 14 h mule

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When we were asked to stop by the outrider’s barn to take pictures of her mule, we were excited to meet the little fellow and list our very first mule! Our initial meeting was in his stall where he was … Continue reading

Midaswellswing, 2013 15.3h gr/ro filly

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This fancy grey girl is an excellent show hunter or eventing/jumping prospect. She is friendly and well mannered, has very correct solid bodied conformation, and is a lovely flowing mover — with swing indeed! We first saw her last November … Continue reading

Dona Luz 2014 16 h bay filly

When the handler presented this lovely mare to us, she stated that she know absolutely nothing about her, that she has been with her current connections for a brief period of time and, further, she had never handled her and … Continue reading

Breathing Shadow 2015 15.3+ ch colt

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As he walked out of the shadows in the barn into the sunlight, we couldn’t help but comment that he looked like a shiny, newly minted penny! This gorgeous youngster has been a dud on the racetrack and his owner … Continue reading

Sequana, 2012 16h chestnut gelding

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A handsome homebred of his owner/trainer, Sequana impressed our volunteers as a quality horse with great movement and excellent potential for many new disciplines.  Indeed, our notes from our visit with Sequana are sprinkled with superlatives and the word “nice” … Continue reading

Jolson, 2007 16.1h dark bay gelding

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Here’s a grand gorgeous war horse, whose legs are still pristinely clean, and his trainer describes him as “sound as a bell.” The RRP has a special $500 award for the top placing war horse, and we think Jolson will … Continue reading

Smart News, 2014 16h bay gelding

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While we were waiting for the trainer, we stood outside a stall admiring a very cute and friendly horse who was begging for our attention.  So we were delighted when he turned out to be the one that the trainer … Continue reading

Leading Storm, 2015, 15.3+h bay gelding

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Leading Storm’s trainer couldn’t find enough wonderful adjectives to describe this cute New York bred gelding.  His trainer reports he is good to handle and ride but is just not showing enough talent to keep pushing him when his heart … Continue reading

Rose Candy, 2015, 15.3+h bay filly

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This young girl is close to a blank slate!  She is relatively lightly raced with only 14 starts.  She had 5 seconds and a third in those starts but has not broken her maiden.  Rose Candy came up slightly sore … Continue reading

Live Like Jay, 2013, 16h bay mare

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Cute cute cute!  Live Like Jay seems like she wants to be someone’s best friend to be doted and loved on.  She is described as very sweet and classy to work with.  She was very polite and quiet during her … Continue reading

Dancer’s Rocket 2009 16.1 bay gelding

Dancer’s Rocket has danced every dance and is ready to hang up his dance shoes and journey into another career off the racetrack. Dancer has compiled a very successful race record and easily fits into the “warhorse” category with his … Continue reading

Onetwotree 2014 16 h dk bay filly

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Ooh la la, what a flashy filly! Tree is her handler’s/owner’s ‘baby” who she broke as a two year old. She gallops her and ponies her during training hours and she had just come off the track when we met … Continue reading

Zhen Kai 2014 15.2+ bay gelding

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For all of you Frost Giant offspring fans, this young gelding is young, sound and pretty much done with the racetrack. He is lightly raced with only 10 lifetime starts and 2 wins, but he doesn’t have the chops to … Continue reading

Plastic Girl, 2013 15.3+h ch mare

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Plastic Girl is a pretty, sweet, well put together and solid bodied mare who is a very nice mover. But she just is not race horse material– which we think will be the  sport horse world’s gain.  Plastic Girl has … Continue reading

Strikingly Tony 2014 15.3 dk bay filly

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Tony’s owner/breeder was primping her when we met her in the barn to begin her photography session. She explained that Tony, a homebred out of a Stakes winning mare, has never raced because she bowed during a training session last … Continue reading

I Will Rock You, 2013 15.3 ch gelding

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Rocky is ready and waiting to rock your world when he leaves the racing life behind him. He impressed us with his balanced build, unique blaze, kind eye, and friendly quiet demeanor. He’s described as a good citizen with no … Continue reading

Dettifoss 2012 16.1+ bay gelding

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As he walked out of  his barn, we first noticed his unusual facial markings/kiss spot. Dettifoss has been a useful racehorse, having started his career on the NYRA circuit and breaking his maiden for special weight at Belmont. In his … Continue reading

Blue Cherokee 2010 16 h bay gelding

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This handsome fella was listed by us almost two years ago and, when he didn’t sell, he was retained for racing with his current connections. His handler had nothing but superlatives for Cherokee and stressed that he, of all the … Continue reading

Classic Stones, 2014 15.1 dk bay filly

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Described as a barn favorite for her lovable personality and sweet demeanor, Classic Stones soaked up the sun as we admired her very pretty face with it’s skinny white blaze. She started her racing career here at Finger Lakes, where … Continue reading

Whitegate, 2013 16.3h bay gelding

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Whitegate offers what everyone says they are looking for — a young,  big, handsome, sound, and nice moving gelding with unlimited athletic potential for a new career.  With his solid bodied conformation and good looks and movement, we can see … Continue reading

Arella Princess 2012 16.1 ch mare

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Arella Princess is a statuesque Kentucky bred mare who ran 31 or her 32 starts in Florida at Gulfstream Park. Over her lifetime on the racerack she has proven to be a good earner, with 5 wins, 4 seconds and … Continue reading

Lucuma 2013 15.2 ch mare

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The lucuma is known as a “super food” which has many health benefits. Perhaps an equine Lucuma in your life will be good for your mental health! Lucuma has never been raced although she is registered with The Jockey Club. … Continue reading

Ursula’s Fury 2014 16+ ch gelding

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Ursula is his young gentleman handler’s favorite horse in the shedrow and affectionately refers to him as “Chopper”, but don’t let it give the wrong impression. Chopper is a sweet, playful guy who has an okay race record but is … Continue reading

Mollica 2014 16.1 bay gelding

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Mollica, a four year old son of the great Uncle Mo,  last sold in the OBS sale for $240,000! He broke his maiden for special weight at Aqueduct in December of 2016 and has shown waning ability since then. Out … Continue reading