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Lights On Broadway Prepares to Leave the Track for Greener Pastures

Courtesy of Susan Dalebroux, Post Parade The grooms call him ‘Superpony'. Less than year ago, 2001 Texas Horse of the Year, Lights On Broadway, was purchased off the back of a slaughter truck for $200. And after a few lackluster cheap claiming races, he was acquired by a group of energized horse lovers and shipped off to begin a new career as an off-the-track Thoroughbred, or OTTB, under the excellent... Read More

A Horse of the Same Color

A number of weeks ago, Donna and Dallas Keen received an email from a young woman, "Hi ... I have one of your race horses that you used to have, Kinoko Man. I found him at a auction sale and saved him from the slaughter man." The news was upsetting to Kiniko Man's owners, Bob and Pat Sheetz, because Kiniko Man was living in their backyard!... Read More

Texas Horse Racing Needs a Revolution

By Susan Dalebroux, Post Parade Texas voices ... "We view ourselves on the eve of battle. We are nerved for the contest, and must conquer or perish. It is vain to look for present aid: none is at hand." -Sam Houston, before the Battle of San Jacinto "Our tote board is broken." -Sam Houston Race Park officials, canceling live racing. Sam Houston Race Park canceled its 2008/2009 Live Thoroughbred Meet... Read More

Legendary Jockeys Rock On

The Tour would be stopping at Lone Star Park and I just had to be part of the hysteria! Just think, Pat Day, Angel Cordero, Jr., and Laffit Pincay, Jr., would be there to sign autographs, answer questions, high five fans, and trash hotel rooms all for the glory of the upcoming Breeders' Cup. Hey, maybe there'd be a mosh pit!... Read More

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