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US Stallion Rockport Harbor Euthanized
Coming only a week after the loss of his sire Unbridled's Song, Rockport Harbor (Unbridled's Song-Regal Miss Copelan, by Copelan) has been euthanized due to complications from laminitis, reports bloodhorse.com. The 11YO won 5 of his 8 starts including the Gr2 Remsen Stakes & Gr3 Nashua Stakes at Aqueduct, & the Gr3 Essex Handicap at Oaklawn before retiring to stand at owner Rick Porter's Fox Hill Farm in Kentucky. From 6 crops of racing age, the striking grey/roan entire sired 13 stakes winners including Gr3 winners May Day Rose, Bryan's Jewel & Pataky Kid for over US$13 million in earnings. Rockport Harbor most recently stood at Pin Oak Lane Stud in Pennsylvania.