Assemblyman Jim Tedisco (teh-DES'-koh) and Sen. Kathleen Marchione
will be at the Old Friends at Cabin Creek in the Saratoga County town of Greenfield on Thursday morning to announce new legislation aimed at protecting horses from being sold for slaughter. The ranch is located near the Saratoga Race Course. They'll be joined by Jack Knowlton, owner of 2003 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Funny Cide, and others in the thoroughbred industry. The lawmakers say thousands of horses are taken to Canada or Mexico each year for slaughter and the meat shipped overseas for consumption.