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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...
Mine That Bird, the long-shot winner of the Kentucky Derby, won't run in this weekend's Travers Stakes to allow more recovery time from a recent surgery. Mine That Bird had throat surgery Aug.
Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird will have throat surgery Tuesday but may be able to run in the Travers Stakes Aug.
SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Kendall-Jackson winemakers are crafting a new, limited-edition set of distinctive wines in honor of Super Filly racehorse Rachel Alexandra. Less than 300 cases of the wines will be produced.
Summer Bird, ridden by Kent Desormeaux, won the 141st Belmont Stakes by two lengths Saturday at Elmont, NY
Jockey Calvin Borel will go for a historic first while riding Mine That Bird against nine other horses at the 141st Belmont Stakes in New York. Mine That Bird was made a 2-1 favorite Wednesday ahead of Saturday's Belmont Stakes.
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