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UK Horse Of The Year Old Vic Euthanased
Former leading European 3YO & 1989 English Horse of the Year Old Vic (Sadler's Wells-Cockade, by Derring Do) has been euthanased at Ireland's Sunnyhill Stud. The 25-year-old sire won both France's Gr1 Prix du Jockey-Club & the Gr1 Irish Derby. The Henry Cecil-trained galloper is the sire of 34 stakes-winners. He originally stood at Dalham Hall Stud before being sent to Japan, and then to Barleythorpe Stud and Sunnyhill Stud where he has been a leading jumps stallion.