Obituary: Trail Guide

Our Mims Retirement Haven, a nonprofit sanctuary for retired Thoroughbred broodmares in Paris, KY, sadly announces the passing of Trail Guide. The mare was euthanized due to the infirmities of old age the morning of September 13, 2018 Kentucky-bred Trail Guide was the 1987 daughter of Our Native and the fifth foal foal for Triple…

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Sweet Ambition Arrives at the Haven

Our Mims Retirement Haven is pleased to announce the arrival of Sweet Ambition. The stakes winning mare arrived on May, 18, 2018 to the farm in Paris, Kentucky via Millennium Farm. Sweet Ambition, a 2002 mare by Menifee out of the Somethingfabulous mare Fancy’s Finale, earned $245,906. She raced 38 times with 5 wins, 8…

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Obituary: Missy White Oak

Our Mims Retirement Haven, a nonprofit sanctuary for retired Thoroughbred broodmares in Paris, KY, sadly announces the passing of Missy White Oak. The mare passed peacefully on the farm Sunday morning, May 13. She was 29 years old. Maryland-bred Missy White Oak was the 1989 daughter of Baederwood out of the Tarleton Oak mare Miss…

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Elmhurst to Appear at Keeneland for Paddock Demonstration

Elmhurst, the 1997 Breeders’ Cup™ Sprint Champion, will be at Keeneland on October 28th to participate in the Paddock Demonstration. Elmhurst has been at Our Mims Retirement Haven since October of 2011, and this year is the 20th anniversary of his Sprint win. Our Mims Retirement Haven, located in Paris, Kentucky, is a Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance accredited…

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OMRH Receives 2017 Grant from TCA

Our Mims Retirement Haven in Paris, KY, was recently rewarded a grant from the Thoroughbred Charities of America. TCA granted $462,139 to 71 Thoroughbred industry-related non-profits that work to uphold TCA’s mission for 2017. Our Mims Retirement Haven applied for rewiring and painting of their small barn. “With the arrival of Kidnap Katie last year,”…

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Turkoman Celebration May 7, 2017

Turkoman, the 1986 Eclipse champion older male, will be celebrated in a service at Our Mims Retirement Haven in Paris, Kentucky on Sunday, May 7th at 10:30am. Turkoman was euthanized due to infirmities of old age on December 21st of 2016. His ashes have been transported to the Haven and those ashes will be interred…

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