Thoroughbred Highlight - August 2019
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When you see the word Bullet on her riding pants you may think it references her style of riding “faster than a speeding bullet” but for this real life super girl Bullet is the horse that brought her back to life.
Corrine Andros spent her childhood among the horses splitting her time between her sister’s ranch in Alberta and the vast interior countryside of Vanderhoof, British Columbia where she was born.
Riding came naturally to Corrine as she spent her days competing in Gymkhana events delighting in the speed and agility needed to round poles and barrels in competition.
Mr. Changue will never be compared to Tone Broke, but on the most important day this year at Fort Erie Racetrack he received as much applause for winning a minor claiming race as the victor of the Prince Of Wales.
While racing on the stakes undercard, Mr. Changue won a 6½ furlong race for horses with claiming tags of $6,250-$6,000 and the crowd stood up and cheered as if he had won the second leg of the Canadian Triple Crown.
Only 12 days before, the six-year-old son of Gotta Gold happened to be grazing on the backstretch near the barn of his trainer, Ken Albu.........And then the ground immediately began to give way.
Hi Times Brittany was a show and pleasure horse for most of her years at Steve and Kathleen Kemp’s Ballycroy Training Centre. It was unlikely that she would ever become a broodmare but fate saw that she would not only produce a fine colt but that getting pregnant would also save her life.
A Florida-bred by Two’s A Plenty - Kay’s Hi Ruler (by Irish Ruler) Hi Times Brittany began her career as a racehorse finishing second in her first start at two and winning the following year at Tampa Bay Downs. She arrived at Woodbine as a four year old and was retired after her two tries at a win in Ontario.
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