Champion Thoroughbred Fosters Orphaned Foal

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Maybe it was an overwhelming maternal instinct. Or maybe it was that headstrong, competitive spirit. Brown Bess wanted another baby. Retired from life as a broodmare, the 22-year-old champion had the roam of a grassy pasture with other pensioned mares and some cattle at John Harris' River Ranch near Fresno, Calif. When a heifer unexpectedly gave birth, Brown Bess stole the newborn

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