The racing career of millionairess To Helen Back has come to an end.
Owners Anne and Mike Shunock of Dorchester, Ontario have retired the seven-year-old daughter of Astreos-Rocket Science. Her last start was August 27 at Mohawk Racetrack bringing her career earnings to $1,327,245 of which $177,000 was banked this season.
To Helen Back (New Image Media)
Trained by Jason Libby and then John Pentland during her career which included 25 victories, the mare was a top performer in the Mares Open ranks for several years. She attained a record of 1:49.4s as a three-year-old.
Kelly Grewsmuehl of Strathroy, Ontario bred To Helen Back who was a $27,000 yearling.
No decision has been made as to which stallion the mare will be bred to in 2011.