(1-27-23) Most Thoroughbreds can come in a variety of colors…a bay, brown, black, chestnut, gray and roan.
But there are some other varaities that sometimes appear that are not commonly associated with thoroughbreds.
Facebook Group – Coloured Thoroughbreds has over 11,000 followers and features a numerous variety of colors and variations. Including some palominos and buckskins. In-depth descriptions on the color pattern.
Below are just a few of those on the site.
Does the color of the thoroughbred have anything to do with the results that take place on the track? While not many variations show up on US tracks, it seems Japan has a strong attachment to all whites.
Fractional owners…do you prefer a certain color racer for your stable when you buy? Do breeders shy away from these horses of a different color?