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Bruce Springsteen Spends 1 Million on Horse for Daughter

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  • Bruce Springsteen Spends 1 Million on Horse for Daughter

    Welcome to the land of the one percenters!

    "No matter how well you perform there's always somebody of intelligent opinion who thinks it's lousy." - Laurence Olivier

  • #2
    If only all 1%ers spent their money this way. :-)

    Good luck to Jessica with her new ride.
    If you are allergic to a thing, it is best not to put that thing in your mouth, particularly if the thing is cats. - Lemony Snicket


    • #3
      Originally posted by poltroon View Post
      If only all 1%ers spent their money this way. :-)

      Good luck to Jessica with her new ride.
      Agreed. I also think he spent that much on her Maclay horse as well.


      • #4
        What blarney !
        Has she had any success with the Gold medal horse they bought after the London Olympics ?
        Last edited by Equibrit; Mar. 24, 2013, 10:30 PM.
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        • #5
          She has obviously had the best of everything since day one, but she is a heck of a rider. I wish them both well.
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          • #6
            Darragh is a super nice guy and a great rider....I'm sorry he lost the ride, but congrats to him on the huge payday and I'm glad the US has acquired another incredible animal!


            • #7
              You have to admit that you can't get to that level without hard work and being very good, no matter where you come from.

              Best of luck to her and the mare.


              • #8
                So this horse was not "born in the USA?" He grew up working class in NJ. Good for him for making millions and enjoying his glory days through his daughter.


                • #9
                  that is only 1.3m dollars


                  • #10

                    Barn rat for life


                    • #11
                      I'm glad he supports his daughter, but he should lose the soul patch.


                      • #12
                        What horse did she buy?


                        • #13
                          yes what happened to the Olympic horse they purchased after the Olympics. He knew his job.. as he decided to jump after she fell off at the Royal!


                          • #14
                            They bought Lisona, a mare ridden by Darragh Kerrins.

                            She's done pretty well with Vindicat. Winning some YR and A/O stuff and a 1.50m class a few weeks ago.

                            Jessica is a great rider and lovely person. We're lucky to have a patron like Bruce bringing top talent to the US
                            Last edited by dani0303; Mar. 26, 2013, 02:17 PM.
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                            Mischief Managed (Tully)- JC Priceless Jewel 2002 TB Gelding


                            • #15
                              Better than spending it on booze and drugs I suppose. You can't take it with you.
                              A pussycat of a horse with a chewed off tail won the triple crown, The Cubs won the world series and Trump won the Presidency.
                              Don't tell me 'It can't be done.'


                              • #16
                                good to till ahve people who can spend that kind of money on a horse.

                                won't be me any time soon though


                                • #17
                                  Ok. Ill admit it, I'm jealous. I so imagine that lifestyle! Bruce is a huge philanthropist, as well.
                                  Come to the dark side, we have cookies


                                  • #18
                                    Pennywell Bay, there are downsides to being famous. A couple of baseball players had their kids at my daughter's school. You can never go anywhere without being recognized, and in one case, security. I don't think it's all it's cracked up to be.

                                    Now if I could be fabulously wealthy and keep it to myself, heck yes.

                                    Can anyone get to Maclay without a huge chunk of money anyway?


                                    • #19
                                      I admire Jessica for being a junior at Duke and keeping up with a rigorous riding schedule. Good for her, and I will be cheering if she is at Rio 2016. Seeing my sister struggle through her Jr. year at Duke I have no idea how Jessica keeps up.
                                      "Choose to chance the rapids, and dare to dance the tides" - Garth Brooks
                                      "With your permission, dear, I'll take my fences one at a time" - Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey


                                      • #20
                                        A drop in the bucket compared to TB land...