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Author Topic: Storm Cat Euthanized at Age 30  (Read 556 times)
Mary Ann
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« on: April 24, 2013, 10:13:59 AM »

http://www.paulickreport.com/news/bloodstock/major-sire-storm-cat-dies-at-30/

Some additional informaton from Twitter:

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Ric Waldman on Storm Cat "He had started going downhill the last 3 weeks, dropping a lot of weight. (cont)

horseracinghl‏@horseracinghl13m
(cont) We just thought it was the most humane thing to do b/c preliminary tests indicated he had cancer.Itwasn't just matter of weight loss"
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« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2013, 06:11:55 PM »

Goodbye to a true Champion

Havent followed t-bred racing long enough to know the answer but, seen elsewhere that Jonathan Sheppard was his trainer.
Was he Storm Cats only trainer?

Thanks
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« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2013, 06:21:50 PM »

Goodbye to a true Champion

Havent followed t-bred racing long enough to know the answer but, seen elsewhere that Jonathan Sheppard was his trainer.
Was he Storm Cats only trainer?

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He was only in a total of 8 races in 1985 and 1986.  Click on the results in this link for a list of his races:

http://www.equibase.com/profiles/Results.cfm?type=Horse&refno=935962&registry=T
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« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2013, 06:28:06 PM »

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« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2013, 06:33:59 PM »

Another story on Storm Cat with more details:

http://msn.foxsports.com/horseracing/story/top-sire-storm-cat-euthanized-at-age-30-042413
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« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2013, 08:47:04 PM »

Simply the best sire in the last twenty years.  RIP
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« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2013, 08:47:08 AM »

Simply the best sire in the last twenty years.  RIP
Last son of a Secretariat mare I believe.
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« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2013, 09:29:32 AM »

Simply the best sire in the last twenty years.  RIP

maybe in the states but worldwide he would rank below sadler's wells and danehill
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« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2013, 12:50:29 AM »

The old guy lived a full life. I think he will considered one of the greatest sire of sires.
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« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2013, 02:50:24 PM »

The old guy lived a full life. I think he will considered one of the greatest sire of sires.

Yes he will.
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« Reply #10 on: April 27, 2013, 07:00:57 PM »

Simply the best sire in the last twenty years.  RIP

Danzig was pretty good. So was Mr. Prospector.
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