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In Memoriam   Horse Racing

Started 1/10/12 by Derby132; 522285 views.
cigarello

From: cigarello

Jun-1

 Thanks for that info:  it doesn't bode well for this horse if his trainer is putting him in races for which he isn't fit

Amy (1pony)
Staff

From: Amy (1pony)

Jun-7

We lost a wonderful owner. Condolences to his family and friends. Horse racing has lost another icon in the sport.

cigarello

From: cigarello

Jun-7

 I feel very sad about his passing: I was just coming here to post this.  He was a wonderful man, an owner that truly loved and did right by his horses. I will always believe that he saved the life of Songbird by recognizing she had a serious problem.  Condolences to his friends and family.  I believe his love for horses extended his life as he fought through battling cancer for several years.

gerchgo

From: gerchgo

Jun-7

Yes, he was a great owner/person! RIP Mr Porter, you will surely be missed.

Amy (1pony)
Staff

From: Amy (1pony)

Jun-7

gerchgo

From: gerchgo

Jun-8

My condolences to connections and all who loved them :(

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Amy (1pony)
Staff

From: Amy (1pony)

Jun-8

So sad! Condolences to everyone and Run free !!

cigarello

From: cigarello

Jun-8

https://www.thoroughbreddailynews.com/rick-porter-passes-away/

 This tribute to Mr. Porter from Bill Finley is exceptional in that it is much more personal than the other tributes and articles I have read.  Rick Porter said that Songbird was his favorite filly.  

Amy (1pony)
Staff

From: Amy (1pony)

Jun-8

This was excellent thank you for posting.

I had the pleasure of spending a day at Pimlico Racetrack with Victoria Keith watching the Preakness, this was the year that Looking At Lucky won.
 

cigarello

From: cigarello

Jun-8

 What a wonderful experience and  memory for you!!!!!

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