Ernie is an Irish bred thoroughbred that was imported as a two year old. Ernie raced 11 times, 4 times in Ireland and 7 times in California. Ernie had two wins, 1 second, and 1 third during his race career. Ernie’s last race was January 24, 2016 at Golden Gate Fields. Ernie’s trainer and owners felt that Ernie was not enjoying racing and put him in the CARMA placement program.
On March 5, 2016 CARMA placed Ernie at Redwings for some time off and then training for a second career. Ernie retires from racing sound, healthy and ready for his new career. Ernie has an adorable expression and melts the heart of everyone that meets him. He is always the first one to the gate to greet visitors. He is now happily adopted.