Is It ‘Simply Business’… Or Is There More To It?

In 2011, Nancy Takter was the caretaker of Metro Pace Champion Simply Business, while still working for her father, Jimmy. A few days before Christmas, 2023, Kimberly Ann Hale of New Start Standardbreds discovered that the very same horse, now 15 and in a killpen, needed help if he was going to survive. Michelle Crawford, of Crawford Farms, shared Kim’s Facebook post, and hours later Nancy paid the money that set the wheels in motion to bring Simply Business home, where he will live out his life in style at the Takter farm. This story has a happy ending, but many don’t. There’s no perfect answer, but that doesn’t mean we can’t keep trying. Read More