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Tagged With: TRF

TRF: Good work being done

On Wednesday, Joe Drape wrote an article in the New York Times highlighting the alleged difficulties of the Thoroughbred Retirement Fund. In the article, Drape claims that TRF has not taken care of the horses that are under its care and has run at a financial deficit for the last two years. I have no … Continue reading »

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What will you do with your horse when it’s done racing?

A recent article in the Saratogian highlights an important point that often goes disregarded in racing circles: What happens to a horse once it is done racing? An owner of a race horse has an obligation to make sure that the animal does not end up in the kill pen once its racing days are … Continue reading »

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My Thoughts on the Paragallo Conviction

Paragallo Conviction On March 10, thoroughbred horse owner and breeder Ernie Paragallo was convicted of 33 out of 34 counts of animal cruelty in a non jury trial in Greene County, NY. Good for all concerned. Mr. Paragallo owned a farm where over 160 horses were found to have been maltreated in April, 2009. As … Continue reading »

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