Death – Obituary News : Hall of Famer Point Given has passed away at the age of 25, as announced by the Kentucky Horse Park. Trained by Bob Baffert, Point Given was an exciting presence on the racetrack. Since 2017, he had been a beloved retiree at the Horse Park. Condolences go out to all who loved him.
Goodbye, Hall of Famer POINT GIVEN, whose death at age 25 has been announced by the Kentucky Horse Park.
Trained by Bob Baffert, POINT GIVEN was so exciting on-track!
From 2017 on, he’s been a dearly loved pensioner at the Horse Park.
Condolences to all who loved him. pic.twitter.com/xysqfpoghv
— Barbara Livingston (@DRFLivingston) September 11, 2023
Goodbye, Hall of Famer POINT GIVEN, the legendary racehorse whose death at the age of 25 has been announced by the Kentucky Horse Park, has left a lasting legacy in the world of horse racing.
Trained by the renowned Bob Baffert, POINT GIVEN was a true force to be reckoned with on the racetrack. From the moment he burst onto the scene in 2000, he captured the hearts of fans with his incredible talent and unwavering determination. Known for his electrifying speed and remarkable endurance, he was a true champion.
Throughout his career, POINT GIVEN achieved numerous milestones and accolades. In 2001, he claimed victory in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes, solidifying his place in horse racing history as one of the few horses to win the Triple Crown. His dominance on the track earned him the title of American Horse of the Year in the same year.
After retiring from racing in 2002, POINT GIVEN found a new home at the Kentucky Horse Park, where he lived out his days as a beloved pensioner. He became a cherished resident, captivating visitors with his regal presence and gentle nature. His legacy as a champion was only surpassed by his role as an ambassador for the sport, inspiring countless fans and aspiring jockeys.
The news of POINT GIVEN’s passing has brought immense sadness to the horse racing community and beyond. Tributes have poured in from all corners, with condolences extended to all those who loved him. His memory will forever live on in the hearts of those who admired his remarkable talent and the joy he brought to the sport.
POINT GIVEN may be gone, but his impact on horse racing will never be forgotten. He will forever be remembered as one of the greatest racehorses of all time, leaving an indelible mark on the sport that will continue to inspire generations to come..