Curious Derby: What Happens To Retired Race Horses?

May 21, 2012
Originally published on May 3, 2018 10:09 am

As part of Curious Derby, we’ve reported on horse safety, injuries and even deaths while racing. But this caused Rob Harris from Louisville to wonder: "What happens to race horses once they retire, winners or not?" WFPL’s Ashlie Stevens went to a farm that specifically houses older thoroughbreds to find out the answer.


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