Crossing the finish line at Pimlico may be the end of the line for a thoroughbred’s career. But for some former racehorses, a new program is designed to give them a second occupation.
It’s not your typical college experience, but students at College Park aren’t complaining.
It is a look into the lives of racehorses after the track. Governor Martin O’Malley declared Saturday “Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show Day” in the state of Maryland.
Rapid Redux, a five-year-old thoroughbred gelding, made history Thursday with a 19th consecutive win in Laurel Park. He joins two other horses with the victory.