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American Racehorse, Cigar, Dies At Age 24

by bill - 2014-10-11 06:00:00 ( in culture, sports, horseracing) [php version]

Sad news. He was one of the greats. We saw him in retirement at Kentucky Horse Park several years ago.

"The two-time United States horse of the year won 16 consecutive races during 1995 and 96, including the inaugural Dubai World Cup. Cigar eventually retired in 1996 after earning his owners $9,999,815, a record at the time - he had been suffering with arthritis for the last six months. Directors at the Kentucky horse park said they were "heartbroken to lose this great horse."

Pictures from the above-mentioned trip

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