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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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.