Who we are

We’re a group of dedicated racing industry professionals providing a safe path to a new career for our thoroughbred stars of the bluegrass state.

Second Stride provides professional rehabilitation, retraining and placement of retired thoroughbred racehorses. The program specializes in giving retired thoroughbreds the proper care and quality training they need to succeed in something new.

Second Stride is proud to have the extremely personable SOMETHING AWESOME as our thoroughbred ambassador. Thank you to Adena Springs for trusting us with his care and transition to a new career after racing. Something Awesome is now in charge of greeting visitors to our Oldham County, Kentucky farm location. Schedule your visit with Something Awesome and a tour of our farm >>

ABOUT SECOND STRIDE
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JUST ANOTHER JOHN
  • 6 year old thoroughbred gelding
  • TIZWAY (Tiznow) out of Burning Faith by Cat Thief
  • Bred in Kentucky
  • 16.2 hands. Our rider called him “lovely”.  His full entry evaluation is pending.

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ONE LAST STRIKE
  • 6 year old thoroughbred gelding
  • SMART STRIKE (Mr. Prospector) out of Last Kitten by Catienus
  • Bred in Kentucky
  • 16.1 hands. A well bred race winner, his last race was on 8/1/2020.   He was retired with some arthritis and rested for 6 weeks.  He’s now very happy on round pen turnout, progressing to full turnout soon.  He’s a very personable and handsome guy who should be suitable for any lower level use.

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HIGHLAND BOSS
  • 3 year old thoroughbred gelding
  • Street Boss (Street Cry (IRE)) out of Highland Hope by Unaccounted For
  • Bred in Kentucky
  • 16.1+ hands.  He’s a race winner, last raced 9/14/2020.  Our rider called him “a wonderful ride, very classy”.

    His full entry evaluation is pending.

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