Racing NSW Equine Welfare Fund
Team Thoroughbred NSW is the heart of Racing NSW's commitment to the thoroughbred horse in every stage of its life. It supersedes the NSW Thoroughbred Rehabilitation Trust, which has been providing retraining for racehorses to help them find quality new homes and careers in retirement since 2011.
Elaine Robl developed a soft spot for Pirellone as his trackwork rider and adopted him at the end of his career. While he wasn’t a star racehorse he & Elaine are winning plenty of ribbons in retirement.
Tamworth school girl Holly Turnbull didn’t have high expectations for her 13-year-old thoroughbred heading into the six-bar event at Coona, but she shocked herself by jumping clear at 1.35m and winning the prestigious competition.
A breathing problem cut short Mr Manhattan’s racing career but nothing is holding him back in life after racing.