The following comes from a former owner who has since become vehemently anti-racing. She wishes to remain anonymous at this time.
“If I could erase your memories of whips, the lonely hours of four dark walls, and the hell of exploitation, I would look to a wide blue sky, clouds, and hills upon which you’d walk and get lost in thought until your pain fades.
“I would set you free among the trees and tall pasture grasses to replenish nature’s nutrients in your body and soul.
“I would let you run along the water’s edge as it raced forward in time supplying a stream of freshness to fill your long-held thirst.
“I would set you free to explore and contemplate and make friends with your own kind, revisiting your soul’s purpose as a horse and thoroughbred – to romp, to play, to run, and to move in unison together as nature had planned – and I would be here as you need, awaiting your return from paradise.”