Phelps' coach, Bob Bowman, tweeted the above photo of the two outside one of Motion's barns at the peaceful, sprawling Fair Hill Training Center in
It was Bowman who got Phelps into racing. He'd picked up an interest years ago because a swimming coach he was working with liked to go out to the races.
Phelps and Bowman have talked about buying a horse, though I don't believe they've done so as of yet. They've talked with California-based trainer Bob Baffert about conditioning the horse, but maybe they'll decided to stay closer to home. Motion, afterall, trains