Napravnik to Sign Autographs to Benefit the TRF, ‘Olivia’s Herd’

Rosie Napravik

Rosie Napravnik, one of the most successful jockeys in Thoroughbred racing, will be signing autographs at Saratoga Racecourse on Thursday, July 31, 2014 to benefit the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation’s “Olivia’s Herd.” The fifth race on the Saratoga card that day will be named the “Olivia’s Herd” in honor of Olivia Saylor, the late daughter of racehorse owner and breeder Paul Saylor. Saylor is a regular contributor to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation. He created the “Olivia’s Herd” Fund in 2011 in Olivia’s memory to provide for the horses in the TRF program which are most in need of special care or feeding because of age or other physical condition.

In Memory of Come Talk to Me

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Come Talk to Me has been a tough horse from the start. After retiring from the track and earning $142,000 in 46 starts over 6 years he wasn’t close to being done. After a short rehab he quickly found an adopter with his good attitude and sturdy legs. For 6 years he and his adopted owner never stopped. Come Talk to Me was a willing, happy and healthy horse until he contracted EPM. He came…