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Kirkpatrick & Co. Presents In Their Care: Lindemann Will Never Forget Her First Horse

Lorita Lindemann was a teenager, an innocent, until one moment changed everything. She finished her classes and hurried to Rockingham Park to say goodbye to Federal Sin. “Chestnut gelding. White blaze I will never forget,” said Lindemann, recalling her first horse. She knew the veteran’s racing days were over. The parting was made easier because […]

Kirkpatrick & Co Presents In Their Care: TRF Program Gives Bonds Back Her Mental Health, Purpose

Caroline Bonds planned every detail of her suicide, including payment for her funeral. She was facing a five-year sentence for money laundering. She accepted responsibility for what occurred while insisting she was an unwitting victim of a man she once loved, a man she thought would someday be her husband. She felt the shame associated […]

Kirkpatrick & Co Presents In Their Care: As She Logs Miles Assisting Pletcher, Horses Are Home For DePasquale

Ginny DePasquale never imagined that experience as a well-traveled first-grader would prepare her to play an integral role in trainer Todd Pletcher’s Hall of Fame career. Yet that is what happened. Although DePasquale was born in Philadelphia, she did not remain there long since her father served in the Navy. Her first real introduction to […]

Kirkpatrick & Co Presents In Their Care: The Assistant Trainer With His Own Eclipse Award

Not many assistant trainers have an Eclipse Award to show for their efforts. Darren Fleming does. Steve Asmussen, his boss and an Eclipse winner in 2008 and 2009, ordered replicas made for Fleming and fellow assistant Scott Blasi to emphasize how much each means to the success of his powerhouse barn. The bronze statuette took […]

Kirkpatrick & Co Presents In Their Care: Anne And Joe McMahon Celebrate 50 Years Of Raising Good Horses, Staying Close To Nature

McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds has grown exponentially since Anne and Joe McMahon established it with a couple of broodmares in 1971, expanding from 90 to 600 acres that nurture approximately 250 horses. And it all started with Christmas trees. The initial tract of land the newlyweds purchased near Saratoga Race Course was filled with Christmas […]

Kirkpatrick & Co Presents In Their Care: Paye Looking Forward To Passing Her Love Of Horses To The Next Generation

In younger days, Courtney Paye felt obligated only to her horses while she ventured from coast to coast as a groom. She sampled life in Arkansas, California, Florida, Louisiana, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia while being employed by such prominent trainers as Richard Baltas, Christophe Clement, Dallas Keen, Peter Miller and, currently, […]

Kirkpatrick & Co Presents In Their Care: For Alsagoor, A Long Road To A Dream Come True

Abdullah Alsagoor arrived in California from his Saudi Arabia homeland approximately a year and a half ago. He was 18 years old, a teenager bold enough to dream big but with seemingly no idea how to make those dreams come true. “I wanted to see another world,” he said of the decision to leave behind […]