03/16/2015 12:10PM

Free as a Bird must overcome layoff in Captiva Island

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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – Unlike what her name implies, Free as a Bird does not care for flying. The mare threw a fit on an airplane that was supposed to carry her from Kentucky to the Breeders’ Cup in California last fall, ultimately forcing her handlers to unload her from the frightening contraption.

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