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Kate’s Wingman Willing And Able

Julieanne Horsman

Kate Clancy and former Joe Cleary galloper Wingman are preparing to take on the inaugural Race To Ranch Challenge, which showcases the trainability, versatility, athleticism and willingness of the Thoroughbred horse.

Retired Racehorses Raising The Bar

Julieanne Horsman

Australia’s highest-earning racehorse of all time, Winx may have had a limited-edition beer can produced in her honour, but Inverell class 1 winner Military Duke and five-start maiden Bold Rush can top that. The much-loved retired racehorses have their very own ale.

Courtney’s Driven In A New Direction

Julieanne Horsman

Former Apprentice Premiership-winning jockey Courtney Van Der Werf retired from race riding early, but now the talented young horsewoman is pursuing her true passion, retraining Thoroughbreds for life off the track.

Blixam’s Found Her True Calling With Bella

Julieanne Horsman

On the racetrack Blixam was never able to blitz ’em but under the guidance of talented equestrian Isabella, the young mare is flourishing. Their partnership has also opened a new door for Isabella.

Retired Racehorses Keeping Light Horse Legend Alive

Julieanne Horsman

The 7th Light Horse Gundagai Troop is choosing retired racehorses as mounts for its services, performances and battle re-enactments around New South Wales.

First Nations Youths Get Leg Up Into Horse Racing Industry

Julieanne Horsman

The Wanyuwa program, run in partnership with KARI Foundation, aims to give Indigenous youths an introduction to horses and the many career opportunities in the Thoroughbred racing industry.

Happy Clapper’s Homecoming

Julieanne Horsman

Almost a year to the day since his final race, Happy Clapper returned to the scene of his greatest triumphs to shine a light on Racing NSW’s work with retired racehorses.

Abbey Couldn’t Be Prouder Of Her Off-The-Track Trio

Julieanne Horsman

Southern Highlands equestrian, Abbey Knapp, is passionate about smashing stereotypes and showing off her retired racehorses.

OAR Propelling Retired Racehorses Into New Careers

Julieanne Horsman

The Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Own After Racing program is creating opportunities for racing fans to be involved with Thoroughbreds long after they have run their last race.

Happy Clapper On Show At Newcastle

Julieanne Horsman

Champion racehorse Happy Clapper delighted fans at Newcastle Show in his first public appearance since retiring from racing in April 2020.

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