“Just What Racing Needs”: The Retired Racehorse Training Project

A couple of dozen Thoroughbreds took to the track at Pimlico last weekend, but not to run in a race. There was no starting gate, no betting, and no jockeys, but more than 600 people bought tickets to see what the horses could do beyond competing in a horse race.

The Retired Racehorse Training Project took over the Baltimore track for the two-day Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium, bringing together ex-racehorses and their new trainers; rescue, retirement, and retraining programs; and racing industry organizations to share ideas about how best to develop and sustain Thoroughbred aftercare programs.

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