Thoroughbreds are Go Returns Monday Night

Media Release - Sunday June 13

Australia’s only national thoroughbred re-homing program, Caroline Searcy’s “Thoroughbreds Are Go” returns this Monday night at 7.30pm (Sydney-time) helping racing’s trainers, owners and breeders find good homes for thoroughbreds away from the track.

“TAG” also encourages the take-up of this athletic and intelligent breed in the general equestrian world, with advice on how best to care for thoroughbreds away from racing stables and studs.

Krissy Harris and Jeff Penza

Episode one contains stories on Krissy Harris and the Thoroughbred Sport Horse Association which rewards thoroughbred competitors with great prizes at shows around Australia.

Also, a huge interschools event at Coonabarabran in country NSW, with hundreds of school children competing, many on ex-racehorses.

And Arrowfield Stud’s Strappers’ Stories has a beautiful tale of a stable worker at John Sargent’s Randwick base who explains the love of a horse she looked after as a foal in New Zealand, through its racing training in Sydney and on to a new home in Tasmania.

If you love horses this is must watch viewing with future stories on Olympic champion Vicki Roycroft who is happiest riding a thoroughbred, jockey and show-jumper, Jeff Penza and his wife Michelle and “Lunar Rise,” from racehorse to showjumper and now with the mounted police.

Plus, the work done in different states to help give our thoroughbreds the best lives including a story about training ex-broodmares to be ridden again and the great work being done by Racing Victoria’s Off The Track program.

Thoroughbreds Are Go, on the big screen on Foxtel’s channel 528, Monday night 7.30pm (EST) and look out for it on Youtube, Facebook and Twitter @ThoroughbredsG

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