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New Career For Legendary Bush Galloper

Julieanne Horsman

Brett Thompson struggled with the idea of parting with his veteran bush galloper Hewentwhoosh until former jockey Aimee Taylor made a perfectly-timed visit to Gulgong.

Three Stooges Perform In Life After Racing

Julieanne Horsman

Thoroughbreds have always been part of trackrider and competitive equestrian Elaine Robl’s life but three half-brothers from the same stable have captured her heart.

Rachael’s Landing Goals On & Off The Track

Julieanne Horsman

Talented jockey Rachael Murray guided both Medal Of Glory and Mr Pumblechook to victory at the races. Now she’s steering them towards an exciting new goal off the track.

Off The Track Thoroughbred Showing More Than A Snippet Of Talent

Julieanne Horsman

Snippets Of Rain was retired from racing after running 15-lengths last but he was saving his best for a second career off the track. The five-year-old gelding has been adopted by talented showjumper Stephanie and she couldn’t be happier with his progress.

Retired Racehorses To Benefit From Sale Of Winx Model

Julieanne Horsman

Racing fans are scrambling to get their hands on a scale model of champion mare Winx, and for every sale $1 is donated to help Team Thoroughbred care for retired racehorses.

Meet Team Thoroughbred’s Dedicated Equine Welfare Vet Keeping An Eye On Retired Racehorses

Julieanne Horsman

If you’ve recently rehomed an off the track Thoroughbred from NSW, you can expect a house call from Dr Carly Garling in the near future. The dedicated equine welfare veterinarian is one of two appointed by Racing NSW specifically to monitor retired racehorses in their new homes.

Little Sister Blooms Into Elite Rider

Julieanne Horsman

Young equestrienne Sarah Wilton scored her dream job as a re-trainer for Team Thoroughbred NSW after being involved in a special Pony Club program. She has even adopted her favourite retired racehorse.

Blackboard Special Too Good To Pass Up

Julieanne Horsman

Horses are in Asarri McPhee’s blood, but two off the track Thoroughbreds have awakened his passion for showjumping.

Ecuador & Bianca – A Match Made In Heaven

Julieanne Horsman

Kiersten Duke chats to Bianca Argyros about why she chose to adopt retired champion racehorse Ecuador from Team Thoroughbred NSW and their journey so far.

The Star & The Slow Poke Double The Del-ight

Julieanne Horsman

As racehorses, Delectation and Delarthur couldn’t have had more different careers. Delectation won a Group 1 and amassed more than $1.6million in prizemoney. Delarthur raced once, came last and didn’t earn a cent. This unlikely pair have come together in retirement though. Both got rails runs into life after racing when they were given to Team Thoroughbred to be retrained, and hit the jackpot when they were adopted by Sue Small.

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