Ortensia was euthanised after developing a tumour in one of her lungs.
Carrying on her legacy are two fillies, a yearling by Choisir and a weanling by Dream Ahead.
RIP Ortensia...wonderful globetrotting mare--winner of G1s in three countries...
Connections on record saying Preakness was a "prep" for Belmont....
Was so hoping for a better outcome. Rest in Peace San O....Per Steve Andersen DRF: San Onofre was euthanized as a result of sesamoid injuries suffered in Saturday's Kona Gold Stakes, stewards said.
Graded stakes winner of over $700K finally retired. Bought by his original owner and will live out his days on her farm in PA.
Great interview with Aidan who gives summary of his horses, where they're at and what they're aiming for. Especially intriguing is De Coronado, Zenyatta's full brother and last foal from Vertigineux-Aidan calls him the most massive horse he's ever had. http://www.attheraces.com/stable-tours/aidan-o'brien
And of course the BIG WINNER--Galileo, who runs 1-2-3 here!
Brilliantly timed ride by Tommy Berry to give the "Thunder from Down Under" his first International G1 in the HK Sprint Prize. He is already a win and you're in for BC. Would be a coup to get him here. His last to first amazing run: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXYX5-yRhTQ
10 yr old Sprinter Sacre wins the Gr 1 Celebration Chase at Sandown. Is he one of the greatest come back stories ever? I think so!
I always bet her because my granddaughter's name is Brooklyn...today, it really paid off.
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