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Stories about your favorite retired racehorses. For archived stories, click here.

We check in on some recent Pensioners, who are living the retired life around the region.

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Frank Bonsal's homebred star Crosspatch is alive and well at Mantua Farm in Glyndon, Md, snoring the days away in glorious retirement. Read the September 2009 Pensioner column on Crosspatch.


Magic Weisner is doing well at Bunny and Linda Meister's farm in Pennsylvania, just being a horse. Read the Pensioner column on Magic Weisner.

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The Looper is still going: hunting foxes, grass, and peppermints, loving life. Read the Pensioner column on The Looper. 

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Magic Roland has moved to Carol Fenwick's farm in Butler, Maryland. Read the Pensioner column on Magic Roland.

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Wonders Delight made it through the Winter of 2014 and is still at Morgans Ford Farm in Virginia, per Wayne Chatfield-Taylor. Read the Pensioner column on Wonders Delight.

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Gala Spinaway is still "spry and sharp", enjoying retirement at Fair Hill with pasture mate Better Talk Now. Read the Pensioner column on Gala Spinaway.


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