The world’s largest competition for recently retired racehorses will take place this weekend in Lexington, Ky, when the Kentucky Horse Park plays host to the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium. The event is presented by the Thoroughbred Charities of America.

Among the hundreds of entries at this year’s event are nine Maryland-breds. They’ll compete in a variety of disciplines from October 12-15.

Makeover Class of 2022

Big Eddie B. 2016 gelding by Outflanker - Dontplaywitmatches, by Forest Danger

Breeder: Mary Jo Anne Hughes

Owner: Betty McCue

Trainer: Gretchen Eisenberg, Professional from Maryland

Competing In: Show Jumpers

Downcomesthenite. 2018 filly by Seville (GER) - Listentothewindblo, by Partner’s Hero

Breeder: R. Larry Johnson

Owner/Trainer: Leigh Berman, Professional from Pennsylvania

Competing In: Show Hunters

I've Gotta Plan

Gleaming Sword. 2018 gelding by First Samurai - Perfect Gleam, by Perfect Soul (IRE)

Breeder: Warning Drums Racing LLC

Owner: Laura Catlett

Trainer: Becky Mark, Professional from Pennsylvania

Competing In: Dressage and Show Hunters

Got You Beat. 2017 gelding by Competitive Edge - Trizelle, by Malibu Moon

Breeder: South Branch Equine LLC

Owner/Trainer: Ginger Wright, Professional from North Carolina

Competing In: Dressage

I’ve Gotta Plan (pictured). 2015 gelding by Plan - I Got Your Number, by Polish Numbers

Breeder: Estate of Joanna Ingham

Owner/Trainer: Erin Hayward, Amateur from Texas

Competing In: Show Hunters and Dressage

Lucian. 2018 gelding by The Factor - Miss Pavarotti, by Pavarotti

Breeder: Dr. & Mrs. A. Leonard Pineau

Owner: Peter Horneffer

Trainer: Jazz Napravnik, Professional from Maryland

Competing In: Field Hunters and Show Jumpers

Lynbrooke. 2017 mare by Imagining - My T Swift, by Spring at Last

Breeder: Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Bowman

Owner/Trainer: Sara Roberson, Amateur from Virginia

Competing In: Dressage

Templemore. 2017 gelding by Temple City - Silken Lizzie, by Fiber Sonde

Breeder: Trevor Hewick & Joan Hewick

Owner: Christine McFadden

Trainer: Natalie Holdren, Junior from Delaware

Competing In: Show Hunters and Dressage

Tigertini. 2018 mare by Hangover Kid - Honor Point, by Honor Grades

Breeder: Audrey Murray

Owner: Courtney Wilcox

Trainer: Emily Vigar, Junior from Virginia

Competing In: Show Hunters and Show Jumpers

View the full list of entries here: https://www.therrp.org/makeover/entries/2022/

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