On becoming glue.
Once you stop racing, what’s next?
My family often joked about race horses getting made into glue. I can’t remember how it started, or who said it first. Maybe it was my grandfather, or Uncle.
Maybe you’ve heard the saying. Race horses who can no longer race get made into glue.
Maybe it’s literal glue. Maybe it’s the symbolism. Something so fast, so strong, so powerful – at one point, potentially millions of dollars. Reduced to glue. A sticky substance that can be…