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2009-09-22 17:13:59

Summer Squall, winner of the 1990 Preakness Stakes and sire of 1999 Horse of the Year Charismatic, was euthanized Tuesday, his former owners said. The 22-year-old thoroughbred was put down at Lane's Farm near Versailles, Ky., because of complications of old age and foundering, Dogwood Stable of Aiken, S.C., said in a release. Besides Charismatic, Summer Squall also sired 1996 2-year-old filly champion Storm Song. Summer Squall was a vital part of Dogwood's success, and we had the deepest...

2008-11-21 13:56:26

Curlin, the 2007 Horse of the Year and the richest racehorse in North American racing history, will stand stud at Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky. Lane's End officials, in a release Friday, said Curlin would stand for $75,000 in 2009. Jess Jackson's Stonestreet Farm owns 80 percent of the interest in Curlin, which has won more than $10.5 million over the last two years. Curlin won 11 of his 16 career starts. Curlin's performance on the track, his pedigree, and his conformation make him...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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