Six starved off-the-track Thoroughbreds seized by police, turned over to SPCA

Categories: Animal Cruelty,Horse Racing,Horse Rescue,SFSPCA News

Miami Gardens, FL (January 10, 2014) Six starved off-the-track Thoroughbreds were seized by police yesterday, and custody of them was given to SFSPCA. The horses range in age from 3 to 10 and are in varying states of health. One, a bay gelding named Kenny’s Z, raced as recently as 9/27/2014. The owner has been arrested and will face criminal charges.

The horses will be seen and treated by Dr. Zachary Franklin of Templeton & Franklin Veterinary Associates on Monday, Jan. 12.  More details on the horses will be posted after they are evaluated.

View video slideshow of the horses and the conditions in which they were found below:

MEDIA CONTACT:
Laurie Waggoner, South Florida SPCA Director of Ranch Operations
786-218-4828 or laurie@helpthehorses.org

THE RESCUED HORSES INCLUDE:

JerryTheMush_intake_01092015_webJerry the Mush (FL)
Grey Gelding
Foal Date: March 24, 2008
23 Starts, 2 Firsts, 1 Second, 3 Thirds
Earnings: $32,642
Raced at Aqueduct, Suffolk Downs, Calder. Last raced 11/23/2012 at Calder.
For Pedigree, click here.


HerPrivateLife_1_20150109_165318_webHer Private Life (FL)
Bay Mare
Foal Date: March 1, 2008
12 Starts, Unplaced
Earnings: $2,080
Raced at Calder, Gulfstream and Tampa Bay. Last raced 2/1/2013 at Gulfstream.
For Pedigree, click here.


Soldier'sFaith_20150109_165611_webSoldier’s Faith (FL)
Dark Bay Gelding
Foal Date: February 17, 2005
17 Starts, 1 First, 1 Second, 2 Thirds
Earnings:  $14,113
Raced at Calder and Gulfstream. Last raced 8/1/2010 at Calder.
For Pedigree, click here.


She'sAFreshy_Intake_01092015_webShe’s a Freshy (FL)
Bay Mare
Foal Date: March 18, 2007
2 Starts
Earnings: $220
Raced at Calder. Last raced 7/4/2011 (DNF).
For Pedigree, click here.


Kenny'sZ_20150109_165751_webKenny’s Z (FL)
Bay Gelding
Foal Date: April 23, 2008
37 Starts, 1 First, 2 Seconds, 5 Thirds
Earnings: $35,836
Raced at Suffolk Downs, Calder and Gulfstream. Last raced 9/27/2014.
For Pedigree, click here.


DreamingOfDana_20150109_165847_web copyDreamin of Dayna (FL)
Dark Bay Gelding
Foal Date: April 7, 2011
7 Starts, 1 First, 1 Second, 2 Thirds
Earnings: $25,506
Raced at Calder. Last raced 5/25/2014.
For Pedigree, click here.