Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Quote Of The Day

“I lost two of my good friends, John Hettinger and Wanderin Boy. I’m hoping there’s a horse heaven because if there is, they’ll both be there.”
Racing Hall of Fame trainer Nick Zito, in Daily Racing Form. Hettinger, an owner and tireless crusader against horse slaughter,
died in September after a lengthy illness. Wanderin Boy, one of Zito’s all-time favorite horses, was euthanized on Saturday after suffering fractured sesamoids in his left foreleg during the Hill ‘n’ Dale Cigar Mile Handicap (G1), which would have been his final career start

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