Seabiscuit became one of thoroughbred racings greatest legends. In six years of racing, he ran in 89 races, winning 33 of them, finishing on the board 61 times and setting 16 track records
She went out a champion... By MIKE WELSCH LOUISVILLE, Ky. - At a press conference two hours after his filly Eight Belles was euthanized on the racetrack after fracturing both front ankles following her second-place finish in the Kentucky Derby, a choked up Larry Jones said: "She went out in a blaze of glory, she went out a champion. We're heartbroke. We're going to miss her."
Breeders' Cup champion Theatrical, raced by the late Allen E. Paulson, was euthanized on the night of Aug. 31, 2012, due to the infirmities of old age, Hill 'n' Dale Farms announced. He was 30. Sire of 22 grade I winners and 14 lifetime millionaires, Theatrical was pensioned in 2009. The son of Nureyev out of Tree Of Knowledge won the 1987 Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) and was named the Eclipse Award winner as the nation's top turf horse.