Champion racehorse Happy Clapper delighted fans at Newcastle Show in his first public appearance since retiring from racing in April 2020.
Trainer Kim Waugh is passionate about following her retired racehorses in their new careers and over the weekend she enjoyed a special reunion with a former stable favourite.
This former Bart Cummings-trained racehorse didn’t even neighed to be trained to help out around the stables of the NSW Mounted Police Unit.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder pushed former Police Officer Rob Plumb to the edge, but a sweet retired racehorse named Waxworks is helping him regain control of his life.
Since retiring from racing, former Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained stayer Cismontane has embarked on a new career as an eventer. It wasn’t love at first sight with his new owner though.
Cradle Mountain has seven race wins under his belt and now Clare Cunningham is hoping to claim some ribbons in the show ring ahead of her stable favourite’s final campaign.
Former top class sprinter Redzel made a triumphant return to Royal Randwick to lead out the field for the 2020 TAB Everest. The two-time winner of the world’s richest turf race is excelling his new role as a Team Thoroughbred Ambassador.
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.
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.
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.
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