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OTTB: Daughterofthewoods

Daughterofthewoods raced three times in her career and each time, the pint-sized chestnut broke like a bullet and was quickly in front of her rivals.

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By: Jennifer Morrison |

Pint-sized chestnut Daughterofthewoods raced three times in her career. Each time she broke like a bullet and was quickly in front of her rivals but could only keep the power going for a furlong or two. The daughter of leading Canadian stallion Old Forester and from dam, Avenging Kat, a quick two-year-old stakes winner in BC, she was put up for adoption through LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society in early summer 2017.

Melanie Robson, 43, of Uxbridge, ON, was looking for a low-key riding horse for herself and daughter Emily. Three-year-old Daughterofthewoods, nicknamed Pixie, proved to be just the right speed and became part of the family, Robson told Canadian Thoroughbred in March 2018. The quiet filly is enjoying retirement with new owners, learning to do trotting poles, jumps and flatwork.

Read the full article on Canadian Thoroughbred.