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Why would a horse only have one race?

by Keanie
(Uk)

I own One More Pusey and from what I can see she only had one race as a 3-year-old and never raced again - trying to put together a picture of her history and would like to know more.

Answer: The mare One More Pusey was owned by C R Marks of Banbury and trained by John Gallagher. She contested just one 6f maiden auction race at Brighton May 2015.

When a horse has only a brief racing career it is usually because the owner realizes there is little chance of recouping the training costs in prize money.

It is also possible the horse sustains an injury during a race or in training which curtails its racing career.

I have made further inquiries regarding the mare and will update this post if any information is forthcoming.

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