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Cigar arrives at the Kentucky Horse Park, 1999

Posted on October 9, 2014 | in Uncategorized | by
Cigar, the two-time Horse of the Year whose 16-race winning streak was among the top feats in racing history kicked up his heels after arriving at his new home, the  Kentucky Horse Park Sunday, May 2, 1999.  He was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 2002, won 19-of-33 career starts and established an earnings record of $9,999,815. The Kentucky Horse Park announced yesterday that the 24 year-old  died Tuesday from complications following surgery.Photo by Frank Anderson | Staff

Cigar, the two-time Horse of the Year whose 16-race winning streak was among the top feats in racing history, kicked up his heels after arriving at his new home, the Kentucky Horse Park, on May 2, 1999. He was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 2002, won 19 of 33 career starts and established an earnings record of $9,999,815. The Kentucky Horse Park announced yesterday that Cigar died Tuesday at age 24 from complications after surgery.  Photo by Frank Anderson | Staff

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