Preakness Stakes (G1) winner Snow Chief, the only living
California-bred to have won a Triple Crown race, died on Saturday at
Eagle Oak Ranch in Paso Robles, California.
After finishing 11th as the 2.10-to-1 favorite in the 1986 Kentucky
Derby (G1), which was won by Ferdinand, Snow Chief bounced back in the
Preakness by contesting Groovy for the early lead before drawing off in
the stretch to post a four-length victory under regular rider Alex