High school kids weren't the only ones graduating in May. Three retired racehorses graduated from the Placement Program last month and are starting their new careers with approved aftercare charities. You haven't even met two of the horses yet, and we're excited to introduce you to them.
Do you want to help retired racehorses? You can by donating today.
Named after a card game, four-year-old Truco Trick joined the Placement Program about six months ago and has been just the easiest-going gelding you could hope for. He is by Curlin to Mischief and is out of Trick Soso. Truco retired from racing before making it to the starting gate and has a super bright future as a sport horse prospect.
Truco will start retraining with the aftercare charity Hope For Horses in Galt, CA where he will eventually be available for adoption.
A fun fact: We have retired two of his half-siblings: Lightning Force and Midas Ron.
Meet, Scouted! This handsome 2016 gelding by Candy Ride and out of Gentleman's Hope (Yankee Gentleman), was directly placed with the aftercare charity Win Place Home. Sometimes things just work out like that and we can find their new home right away.
Scouted made nine starts during his racing career and even found his way to the Winner's Circle once - way back in 2018. His connections chose to retire him from racing sound so he could pursue another athletic endeavor without limitations.
Be sure to follow Win Place Home on social media to keep up with Scouted's retraining and for when he is available for adoption.
Quinnie is a cute six-year-old mare by English Channel and is out of Q T Shae (Unusual Heat) who made 26 starts during her successful racing career. She won four races and earned nearly $115,000!
Like Scouted, her connections noticed Quinnie had lost interest in racing and chose to retire her sound - with the goal of being a riding horse.
She was placed with the aftercare charity Hope For Horses where she will start retraining and be available for adoption.