Inside Aftercare

Inside Aftercare is a weekly feature in the BloodHorse Daily focusing on new aftercare initiatives and off-track Thoroughbred stories.

January 2018 - Posts

Vinceremos: 'A Poster Child' for the Thoroughbred Cycle

By: Erin Shea, @BH_EShea Vinceremos , the Machmer Hall-bred who ran in the 2014 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), was on a familiar path. Even with his promising start on the Derby trail and a grade 3 win as a 3-year-old, as time went on he started to drop down through the claiming ranks. The son of Pioneerof the Nile was first claimed for $25,000 at Saratoga Race Course in August of 2015... Read More

Seeing the Glass Half Full at the Thoroughbred Classic

By: Erin Shea, @BH_EShea The team behind the Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show would love to see their 2018 edition of their annual Holiday Classic event go off without a hitch. Forces outside of the organizers' control affected the past two editions of the December show—in 2016 it was cancelled due to an outbreak of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1), and in 2017 the equine community in Southern California... Read More

Nates Mineshaft: MGSW to OTTB Trail Ambassador

By: Erin Shea, @BH_EShea On the track, multiple graded stakes winner Nates Mineshaft was a versatile racehorse through 39 starts in nine seasons. Making his graded debut at age 5, the son of Mineshaft picked up three graded wins including a score in the 1 1/8-mile New Orleans Handicap (G2). The next season he won on the turf in an optional-claiming allowance, and made a start in the Arlington Million... Read More

Son of Jersey Girl Starts Anew at Life Adventure Center

By: Erin Shea, @BH_EShea The last horse through the ring in the penultimate session of the 2017 Keeneland November sale was a chestnut son of Street Cry. Named Street Jersey , he was consigned as Hip 3914 by Hunter Valley Farm as a stallion prospect. Street Jersey accumulated a record of 1-1-4 and earnings of $69,750 from seven starts for breeder Charles Fipke. While not as successful on the track... Read More

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