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Melb Cup Winner Viewed Dies Suddenly From Twisted Bowel
The 2008 Gr1 Melbourne Cup & 2009 Gr1 Caulfield Cup-winning 6YO entire Viewed (Scenic-Lovers Knot, by Khozaam) died suddenly over the weekend from a twisted bowel after a colic attack at owner Dato Tan Chin Nam's Think Big Stud in the NSW Southern Highlands. Think Big bloodstock manager Duncan Ramage commented: "We were looking forward to a repeat Cups campaign for him & then a stud career at Think Big." Viewed recorded 9 wins (including 2008's Gr1 Melbourne Cup over 3200m at Flemington, Gr2 Brisbane Cup over 2400m at Eagle Farm & Listed Japan Racing Association Plate over 2000m at Randwick, plus 2009's Gr1 Caulfield Cup over 2400m at Caulfield) & 7 placings (2009's Gr1 Mackinnon Stakes over 2000m at Flemington, Gr1 The BMW over 2400m at Rosehill & Gr1 Ranvet Stakes over 2000m at Rosehill, plus 2006's Listed Dulcify Quality over 1800m at Randwick) from 36 starts for $6,006,530 earnings.