SOLD! – New OTTBs
OTTBs: Off-the-Track Thoroughbreds
These are just some of the more recent Thoroughbred ex-race horses we have found new jobs for. Be sure to go to our OTTB Success Stories to read more about how they are doing in their new careers. We require all buyers to keep in touch with us to let us know how the horse is doing. We offer free advice and placement services to all our buyers and the horses we place.
Kokopelli is a 2009, 15\'2+ hand Thoroughbred gelding for sale from his owner/trainer. He is super sweet and super loving. He is very, very laid back on-the-track and will jog on a loose rein until you ask him to gallop and then, he will even gallop on a loose rein. He has had professional dressage training since October 2014 and has begun his jump training. SOLD! Congratulations to Claudine Charron of Jamestown, RI.
Stormin In Style is a 2001, 16.2 hand, bay Thoroughbred gelding for sale. He is owned by one of our boarders and he is currently in Dressage training. \"Styler\" is a beautiful mover with potential to move up the levels in dressage or eventing. SOLD!
\"Chillie\" is a 2009, 16 hand gorgeous dappled grey filly. She is clean legged and vice free. She absolutely floats across the ground and is free from her shoulder. This mare is an eye catcher and flashy.
"Southern Lady" is a 2004, 16.1 hand, chestnut mare. She is super sweet and easy to ride. She is not marish. She has great ground manners and no vices. She would make a beautiful dressage horse. "Southern Lady" is a gorgeous mover and would be very flashy in the show ring. She is clean legged and she does not appear to have any blemishes.
"Sage" is a 17 hand, 2005, chestnut, Thoroughbred gelding. He is sound with no vices and very clean legs. He has the talent and movement for 3-day eventing. Congratulations to Mimi Falb of San Antonio, Texas on the purchase of Wise Young Sage as her new event horse!
"Manager" was a Prospect Horse for sale directly from his race owner/trainer. He was purchased by Amy Coffin of Vass, NC.
"Goldie" is a 2004, 16.1 hand chestnut gelding. He is clean legged with no vices. SOLD! Congratulations to Leslie Hempleman of Flagstaff, AZ
Bounced is a 16.1 hand, dark bay gelding. He is quiet, sweet and ELEGANT! He is not spooky and he is a gorgeous mover.
Maybe Satisfied aka "Maybe" - SOLD! Congratulations to Stacey Edwards, Executive Director of the Special Equestrians of Georgia. "Maybe" will become a show horse for the special needs adults and children in their riding program.
Decorative aka "Decorated" is a 2004, 15.3+ hand strawberry roan gelding for sale. He has been started in dressage but is back in training at the track due to the economy. SOLD!
Congratulations to Kate Stanton of Birchrunville, PA!
Apache Brave at the Rolling Hills Saddle Club horse show. This was Apache's first time at a horse show since leaving his first career as a pony horse at the race track. He won two third place ribbons for his rider Kate. Apache Brave is a Quarter Horse cross paint but we love him anyways.
Running Play was sold to Lori Atkins of Lincoln, Vermont.
"Lindy" is a 2006, 15'2 hand filly. She is got a lot of growing and filling out to do. She is put together very well. Her legs are clean and she has no vices. "Lindy" is a big mover for a little horse.
Monarch's Reign was a Prospect Horse in December 2009 for just a day before being purchased by Suellen Slockbower.
Congratulations to Lauren Wittkop of Algonquin, IL on the purchase of Tru Native. "Tru" is a 16'3 hand 2004 chestnut gelding. He is Me Tru's (aka "Marvin") full brother and he has the same disposition as "Marvin" - very laid back and nice to be around. He is an easy keeper and will make a great riding or show horse. The transition for him should be as easy as it was for Marvin.
Congratulations Sarah Regan on the purchase of Can't Stay Gottarun! He is a 16+ hand, 2001 dark bay Thoroughbred gelding who is finished racing. He is super kind and sweet to handle and ride. He has had a long racing career and he is ready to be a family horse now. NEW PHOTOS Jan. 15, 2010.
Congratulations to Sandra LaCava Wilson of Argyle, Texas on the purchase of Wayfinder. Wayfinder is a 2007, 16.1 hand, chestnut Thoroughbred gelding for sale directly from his breeder. He is too laid back and sweet to be a race horse. He is well bred and should make an excellent hunter/jumper or eventing horse.
Reign Day is a 2006 grandson of Storm Cat. He already stands at 16'1 and a half hand gelding but he is only three and still growing. He shows no desire to be a race horse. He is now turned out at his breeder's farm in Kentucky. He should be sound for any career.
Bounced is a 2003 16.1 hand dark bay Thoroughbred gelding. He has been in training for dressage and jumping and he has been to several hunter paces.
Ides Pride is a 2001 Thoroughbred chestnut mare who was purchased from our Web site in 2007. She is sadly offered for sale due to the poor economy.
Congratulations to Maureen Mariscal on the purchase of Antioch a 16.1 hand, 2003, bay Thoroughbred gelding with four white stockings. He retired from racing sound to be a pony horse. He has a rocking horse canter and he is very, very quiet and easy to ride. SOLD!
Congratulations to Suellen Slockbower of Roswell, GA on the purchase of Monarch's Reign. "Monarch" is a 2006, almost 16 hand, gray Thoroughbred gelding for sale. He is the son of Monarchos who won the Kentucky Derby with the second fastest winning time for the Kentucky Derby, behind Secretariat. Unlike his sire, he has no desire or talent to race. He has only raced two times and he was happy to gallop behind the pack.
I'm Tellin Ellen came to Bits & Bytes Farm for her mom's first ride.
"Lovin" is a 2007, 16'2 hand, bay, Thoroughbred gelding. He has no potential as a race horse. He is clean legged and he has no vices. This horse has the movement to go far in the dressage ring. He floats across the ground and is a very big bold mover.
"Maverick" is a 2002, 16 hand, bay Thoroughbred gelding for sale. He is a very sweet horse. His owner raised him from a baby and he has a wonderful personality. These photos were taken May 23, 2009. Congratulations to Jodi Penn of Peachtree City, GA.
Tax Hike aka "Taxi" is a 2006, 16.2 hand, bay Thoroughbred filly. Congratulation to Tina Kelly of Tucson, Arizona on the purchase of Tax Hike for her daughter who is in Pony Club and competes in eventing.
It's hard to believe it has been three years since K O River Crossing and Loui Padgett came to Bits & Bytes Farm! It has been a pleasure to watch their progress.
Shelby's Hill aka "Ping" is a 2003, 16 hand Thoroughbred gelding. He is very pretty - a good guy. I see him happiest in a dressage setting with maybe some jumping/trails as he goes along.
We stopped in at the farm to visit Mr. Boston. "Mr. Boston" is a 2007, 16.1 hand chestnut Thoroughbred gelding. He is super sweet and super easy to ride and handle. He has no vices and he has clean legs. He has run twice and was just not competitive. His breeder wants him to go to a competitive home.
"June" is a 2006, is a beautiful 16.2 hand gray Thoroughbred filly who just floats across the ground. She is clean legged and super sweet. She would make a fantastic hunter. She will be an eye catcher in the ring for sure. "June" loves her peppermints and she loves attention.
Six Tokens aka "Tokens" to Ashley Zito of Fort Pierce, FL. Ashley is a second time buyer.
"Tokens" is a 2004, 17 hand grey Thoroughbred gelding. He is very nice and kind to ride. He has free moving shoulders and a huge stride with a natural head set. This horse would make a fantastic hunter/jumper or event horse. He is a very big boned - almost a warmblood type of horse.
"Sunny" is a 2004 bay Thoroughbred gelding for sale. He will jump anything you point him at. "Sunny" has been SOLD!
Popular Five has been SOLD! Popular Five is a 2006, 16.1 hand gelding. He has the potential to be a high level dressage horse or and eventer.
Popular Five aka “Bo” is a 2006, 16+ hand dark bay, Thoroughbred gelding. He has an awesome and friendly personality. He loves to be brushed, bathed and petted on. He is fun to ride, very willing to go forward and likes to learn new things. He has the movement for dressage and the bone to be and event horse.
Congratulations to Kelly Wojtech of Colorado on the purchase of Power Master!
Power Master is a 2008, 17 hand, bay Thoroughbred horse for sale from his breeder. He has not yet raced but he has been saddled and ridden. This horse has the potential to be a top competitor with the right training. His breeder wants him to go to someone who will show him.
Chilletecaux aka "Chili Dog" is a 16'1 hand, 2005 gelding. He is clean legged and has no vices. He is a beautiful mover who just floats across the ground. SOLD!
Aly's Alpha Boy was sold to Laura Thompson of Canton, GA in April of 2010.
"TK" is a 1998, 16. hand, chestnut Thoroughbred gelding. He is a true old campaigner who has run a heap of times and retired sound. He is now trained to ride Western and English. He neck reins and has ponied horses at the track. He really deserves to go to a nice home to be loved, shown and appreciated. If you are just looking to enjoy a well trained horse and have a limited budget - look no further.
Congratulations to Laura Durham-Dixon of Griffin, GA.
"Ron” is a 2005, almost black 16.1 hand Thoroughbred gelding for sale. He is so sweet we hated to leave him behind on our visit to the track to take these photos. Brother Ron has been SOLD!
Detroit Iron ("Andy") has been sold to Suellen Slockbower. He will be boarding at Bits & Bytes Farm. Come by and meet "Andy" and his new mom. He was a former Prospect Horse For Sale from his breeder. He was so sweet we brought him to the farm and Suellen fell in love with him and purchased him.
"Run Spot Run" is a 2004, 16.1+ hand dark bay Thoroughbred gelding for sale. He is great to ride and very quiet on the ground. This horse has brains and talent. Spot Run has been SOLD! Congratulations to Katelyn Oliver of Cumming, GA.
I'm a Texan is a 2007, unraced, bay filly who needs a home ASAP. She has been in training and her times are terrible.SOLD! Congratulations to Susan Llewallyn Goodman, DVM of Temple, GA.
Congratulations to Kelly Wojtech of Colorado on the purchase of Silverrod's Kate. Silverrod's Kate is a 2006, 16 hand gray Thoroughbred filly for sale. She is very elegant looking. Kate has beautiful movement and would be a standout in the show ring.
Political Pull was purchased in January 2011 by the Oliver family of Cumming, GA.
Congratulations Sarah Regan on the purchase of Mr. Brutus! "Brutus" is a 2006, 15.1 1/2 hand chestnut Thoroughbred gelding for sale directly from the race track. He is very inquisitive and loves to listen to his radio beside his stall. He will actually dance to the beat. He floats across the ground. He would make a great 3-day event horse or dressage horse. Priced to go quickly.
Spot Run was a former Prospect Horse for sale at the Track on our Web site in January 2011 when he was purchased by Cindy and Katelyn Oliver of Cumming, GA.
Classy Macy has been SOLD to Kelly Payne-Neave of Oklahoma! She is a 2006, 15.2 hand, chestnut Thoroughbred filly for sale. She is not going to make it as a race horse so her breeder is selling her now after only two races. She is sweet and kind. Her groom says that she is like a pet and easy to work around. She is the right size and age to become a polo pony.
"Bambi" has been SOLD to Kelly Payne-Neave of Oklahoma! She is a 2006, 15'2+ hand bay, Thoroughbred filly. She has only run three times and has not beaten a horse. She is super kind and very quiet. She is not aggressive or marish at all. She needs a home now though trainer has more horses to coming in.
Ginny is a 15'3 hand, 2006 filly.She is well bred by of one of the last Fappiano stallions alive. She is not marish and is easy to ride. Cute mover could go either hunter or dressage.
Our very special horse 'Lucky' (registered name Boltoflighting) has found a new partner. He will live with Heather Blair until he retires.
Admiration aka "Huey" was a Prospect Horse For Sale on the Bits & Bytes Farm Web site in 2007. He is sadly offered for sale by his owner Whitney Evans due to the economy. SOLD!
Anamericansoldier aka "Soldier" has been SOLD! "Soldier" is a 2005, 16.1 hand, bay Thoroughbred gelding. He is unplaced in five starts so he needs a new career. He is super sweet to ride at the track and they only get better when they get home.
Congratulations to Suellen Slockbower on the purchase of her second gray Thoroughbred gelding off-the-track - Detroit Iron aka "Andy".
She Calls Me Tater is a three way threat - if you are looking for a horse that has the talent to do it all, this is it! She is very flashy and does very well in the hunter ring - winning high ribbons at GHJA shows over fences AND on the flat as well as in eventing.
Dr. Laura Durham-Dixon is the proud owner of Cortableau aka "Cordon Bleau". This is a happy ending to a frustrating story of finding homes for Thoroughbred horses. Dr. Laura has purchased many horses through our program. She is the founder of our "Frequent Buyers" program. Buyers of multiple horses get special pricing and perks. Our special thanks to all they do to help these horses.
Allegedly True aka "True Sweetheart" has been SOLD! Congratulations to CINDY DILLON of Highland, Michigan. "True Sweetheart" is an April 21, 2004, 16.3 hand, bay Thoroughbred gelding.
Me Tru aka "Marvin" has been SOLD! Congratulations to Kathryn Cole of Durham, NC. "Marvin" is a 2005, 17 hand (and still growing) dark bay Thoroughbred gelding. He is a kind gentle giant on the ground and an absolutely fantastic ride when you are on his back.
Congratulations to Jennifer Bauer of Cedar Rapids, IA!
"Loui" is a 2004, 16+ and a half hand gelding. He has clean legs and no vices. He is super sweet and will actually lick you for attention. There is not a mean bone in his body and he loves to be around people. He is very kind to ride on the track. He would make a great 3-day event horse or even Pony Club horse for a kid.
Congratulations to Sarah O'Connell of Bloomfield, CT!
"Chippawild" is a 16.2 hand, 2005, dappled grey mare for sale. This mare is always sane and level headed. She is not marish. You can pull on her ears and love on her face.
Great Game is a 16.3 hand black Thoroughbred mare. She looks like a warmblood not a Thoroughbred. She is being sold because she throws foals that are just too big to be raced. She is the mother to Running Tall and our new baby Saint Lawrence. SOLD! Congratulations to Chuck Dixon of Bangor, Maine!
Cab is a 2003, 16 hand, chestnut, Thoroughbred gelding for sale. He is very nice to handle and well mannered on the ground. He is easy to ride and has no vices.This is a super cute guy with a great eye. His is a nice mover and should fit into anyone\'s program whether it be a field hunter, show hunter or even 3-day event horse. SOLD! Congratulations to Cathy Smith of Salt Lake City, Utah on the purchase of Cab!
Banker is a 2002, 16'3 hand, bay gelding. He is a very big moving horse with a huge floating stride. Banker feels good all the time he is just a very happy horse. He is the half brother to Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner - Big Brown.
The General has been SOLD! Congratulations to Amy Macris of Durham, NC. He is a grandson of Secretariat. He is a 2005, bay gelding who stands at 16+ hands tall. He is a sound horse who easy to work with in the stalls. He likes attention. He has big feet and has been very well cared for. His only blemish is an old splint on his left front leg.
Crowd Catcher is a 2004, dark bay Thoroughbred mare. Her grand sires are Storm Cat and Private Thoughts. She has had only one foal who has not yet raced. She stands 16 hands tall. She is only being sold cause she did not make much money as a race horse which makes her foals are unmarketable for racing. She retired sound and is ready for a new career. This mare can be ridden or bred to sport horses. She is big boned with big feet and should produce nice sport horse foals. The only foal she had was very large. She is a nice mover and would make a good show horse and broad mare. Her breeder bred the previous four generations of this mare so we really know her pedigree and family history. SOLD!
Muchu is a 2008, 16.1 hand (and growing) bay filly. She is extremely well bred and well priced. SShe is gorgeous and she is extremely well put together. You have to remind yourself she is ONLY THREE! SOLD!
Congratulations to Chuck Dixon of Bangor, Maine!
"Ridge" is a 2005, 16'1+ hand Thoroughbred gelding for sale directly from the race track. He is very quiet and he will go out to the track and stand, for as long as you will let him, watching the other horses train.He would make a great family or trail horse. SOLD!
"Denies" is a 2006, 16.1 hand dark bay Thoroughbred gelding. SOLD! Congratulations to Liz Clark on the purchase of Deny. See photos of Liz's first weekend with Deny. SOLD!
"Beach" is a 2005, 16'3 hand, black Thoroughbred gelding. He is clean legged with no vices and tons of personality. Has been with the same owner trainer team since he was two. It is time for him to be retired sound and move onto his next career. He is almost black and has a beautiful flowing way of traveling. This horse will get noticed at any horse show.
"Miss Behaving" is a 2006, 15'3 hand, chestnut Thoroughbred filly for sale from her breeder. She is clean legged and very solid looking with good bone. Congratulations to Laura Durham-Dixon on the purchase of Mary Misbehavin for her daughter Leslie.
\"Leon\" is a very fun loving 16 hand 2002 bay Thoroughbred gelding with tons of personality. He is kind and well behaved on the ground and great to ride. SOLD!
\"Jake\" is a 2009, 16 plus hand high gelding. He has so much growing left to do and will fill out to look like a warm blood when done. He is super athletic and kind. SOLD! Congratulations to Karin Hiltunen of Dillon, Colorado on the purchase of Katiejake\'s Journey.
\"My Heart\" is a 2007, 17 hand + (1/2 inch) chestnut Thoroughbred gelding for sale from the track. He has tons of growing and filling out left to do. He is super sweet and kind. SOLD! Congratulations to Joanna Zschau of Germany and Huntsville, AL.
Smart Eddie aka \"Eddie\" is a 2007, 16 hand (and growing) bay Thoroughbred gelding. His owner/trainer says he is the best looking horse she has ever owned and he has a disposition to match. He is still has more growing to do. Congratulations to Tandy Becker of Tampa, FL!
Young Joe is a 2005, 16 hand, stout gelding. His owner is wanting to reinvest his money into a younger horse and has decided to retire Joe - sound and fit for his new career. He is vice free and appears to be sound for any career. SOLD!
\"Dance\" is a 2009, 16.1 hand, chestnut Thoroughbred gelding. He is extremely athletic and built to be a 3-Day event horse. If you are looking for a young prospect to bring along slowly, this is the horse. He is well behaved and loves attention and he has been well cared for - check out his dapples!
Mi Chabela aka \"Bella\" is a 2009, 16+ hand Thoroughbred filly with a ton of growing left to do. She could finish out close to 16\'3. SOLD! in 12 hours from our Facebook page!
Congratulations to Phil Yarbrough of Auburn, GA on the purchase of Mimi\'s Ava.
\"Mimi\" is a 2007, 16.1 hand plus 3/4 inch, dark bay, Thoroughbred mare for sale from her race track trainer. This mare would also make a great warmblood or Quarterhorse broodmare because she has the size and build for it but she is sound for a second career as a sport horse.
Dr. Sidney is a 2007, 16.2 hand stocky dark bay Thoroughbred horse for sale. He has dropped down in racing and has nowhere to go so he is done racing. He is an easy horse to work around and he gallops like a baby at the training center he is stabled at. SOLD!
Tillo is a 16 hand 2008 bay Thoroughbred gelding for sale from his breeder. He has raced only five times and he won one race. Tillo has a wonderful temperament and everyone loves him. SOLD! Congratulations to two time Bits & Bytes Farm buyer Lydia Dequine of Oak Creek, Colorado!
\"Diamond\" is 2003, 16\"1+ hand Thoroughbred gelding. He has been off-the-track for about two years. For the past year and a half he has packed kids around the ring giving them lessons and jumping small 2 ft courses. He is very kind and well mannered with no vices. He would make the perfect lesson or pleasure horse.
Shellbark aka \"Shell\" is a 2008, 16\'1 hh Thoroughbred gelding. He was slow on the track and is ready for a new career. He is well mannered with no vices. He is very kind and laid back. Easy to ride and loves to be brushed. \"Shell\" is very cute and a nice mover. He is ready for his new career and new home. SOLD!
UPDATE: SOLD! Congratulations to Carrie Dixon of Bangor, Maine on the purchase of the family\'s third Bits & Bytes Farm horse!
Clara J is 15.3+ hand gray Thoroughbred filly for sale from her breeder. She is sound, correct and beautiful. Her brother, Detroit Iron aka \"Andy\" boards at Bits & Bytes Farm.
\"Dee\" is a 2007, 16 hand bay, Thoroughbred mare for sale. “Dee” is super sweet, competitive and forward but easy to control. She has a lot of ‘guts and grit’ and could go really far in the dressage world. She is not marish and she is a beautiful mover. SOLD!
Win For Morgan aka \"Morgan\" is a 2009, 16.2 hand chestnut gelding. SOLD!
Congratulations to Kate Leask of Burwick, Maine on the purchase of \"Morgan\"!
Rememberinjonathon aka \"Johnaton\" is an older horse who is retiring sound from the track. He is and happy and loving horse who is bargain priced for the right home. SOLD!
\"Passion\" is a 2009 grey Thoroughbred mare who has raced just five times with no placings. She is about 16.2 hands tall now with another two years of growing. She is kind and moves well. Her breeder feels she would make a good 3-day horse. SOLD!
\"AP\" 2008, 16.1 hand, bay Thoroughbred gelding for sale from his breeder. \"AP\" is a super, super, kind gelding. He is now on his breeder\'s farm in Lexington, KY. He is rested and ready to begin his second career in the show ring. SOLD!
Doc\'s Deesign is an unraced 2010, 15.3 hand, bay gelding with clean legs and no vices. He has a quiet, laid back personality and fantastic ground manners. SOLD!
\"Katie\" is a 2011, 15.3 hand gray Thoroughbred filly for sale. She is good on the ground and easy to ride on the track. They ride her in a D ring snaffle with no nose band. She does not get strong and she does not pull. She ships good and is up-to-date on everything. \"Katie\" is not marish.
\"Comet\" is a 2009, 16.2 hand Thoroughbred gelding who is still at the track. He is vice free and ready for someone to love him brush him and feed him right. He is great to ride and very laid back on the ground. He has a super ground covering, sweeping stride. SOLD by his owner to become a pony horse.
Shank Hill Striker aka “Striker” is a 2011, 16 hand (and growing) bay Thoroughbred gelding for sale. He is unraced is owned by one of my best breeder contacts. He is a very well bred horse with a sweet temperament and personality. SOLD!
\"Hollywood\" is a 2008 16+ hand chestnut Thoroughbred mare for sale directly from the race track. She has clean legs and believed sound for any career. Lightly raced and gorgeous! \"Hollywood\" could be your next show partner! SOLD!
Bandman is a 2008, 15.3 hand chestnut Thoroughbred gelding. He is super quiet and laid back. He has bigger, heavier bone and a big barrel that will take up some leg on a taller rider. Kind and gentle. SOLD!
\"Charger\" is a 17 hand 2009 bay Thoroughbred gelding. He sticks a true 17 hands on flat ground. He has clean legs and is vice free. He is very well behaved on the track and nice to ride. He floats across the ground and should make a great event or dressage horse. SOLD!
“Tiz” is a 16’1+ hand, four year-old Thoroughbred gelding who has never raced. He has a ton of growing left to do and has only breezed a handful of times. He has clean legs and no vices. He would make a great competition prospect. SOLD by his owner.
“Rita” is a very sweet, sound and well behaved mare who is in danger of being sent to in a package of horses to Puerto Rico to low-end racing in few days if we do not find her a home fast! SOLD! Thank you to all who shared her story.