Chris Carpenter

Former MLB Player Chris Carpenter to Sign Copies of 'The Long Shot'

Former MLB player Chris Carpenter will be on-hand at an exclusive pre-sale event in Saratoga Springs Wednesday, July 12, where attendees will have the opportunity to obtain autographed copies of his children's book, "The Long Shot." "The Long Shot" is a tale of perseverance and hope, inspired by the true story of a racehorse named Benbang. Each copy sold contributes to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing sanctuary and rehabilitation for retired racehorses. The autograph session will take place at 56 Union Avenue (on the...

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Children's Book Sale to Benefit TRF

Former Major League Baseball pitcher and author Chris Carpenter will release his children's book "The Long Shot" in July. A percentage of the proceeds from the sale of the book, which is based on Carpenter's experiences with the racehorse Benbang (Shanghai Bobby), will benefit the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation. "I am honored to collaborate with the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation and contribute to their vital work," Carpenter said. "By supporting the foundation through the sales of 'The Long Shot,' we can make a tangible difference in the lives of retired racehorses, offering...

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