Johnathan Miller

Owner/Breeder Miller Bringing Covid Vaccine to Africa

Where others see insurmountable challenges, Johnathan Miller sees opportunity. That's what led him to serve as the president of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, where he worked to help cut off the slaughter pipeline and give a safe and humane retirement to hundreds of equine retirees. It's why, in 2004, he started a foundation to transport badly needed health care professionals and medications to Africa during the height of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. On Tuesday, Miller officially launched his latest charitable endeavor. That's when his foundation delivered the first of many doses...

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Maggie Bryant Passes Away

Magalen Ohrstrom "Maggie" Bryant, an entrepreneur, conservationist, and racehorse owner in the U.S. and France, died overnight Sunday at her home in Virginia, according to the Jour de Galop. She was 92 years old. Her biggest success in U.S. flat racing came in the 2014 GI Travers S. when her V.E. Day (English Channel) won by a nose. V.E. Day was retired in 2016 after making four starts in France and currently stands at Buck Pond Farm. Bryant was 85 when she won the Travers. Outside of racing, Bryant was...

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V.E. Day To Stand Free of Charge

In the model of Chuck Fipke's gesture last week, V.E. Day (English Channel), who had been standing at Buck Pond Farm for a fee of $6,500 live foal, will now be offered to breeders free of charge, according to Buck Pond's owner Doug Arnold. V.E. Day is owned by Magalen Ohrstrom Bryant. Arnold said that her close friend Johnathan Miller called him on Friday to talk about the possibility of following Fipke's lead. "Johnathan had called me and talked to me about it, and I thought it was a great...

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