Death – Obituary News : Point Given, a beloved horse and ambassador for the Kentucky Horse Park, has passed away. Lee Carter, the President of the Kentucky Horse Park, expressed sadness over the loss but gratitude for the memories and time spent with the horse.
“Point Given was a special horse, loved by all, and a wonderful ambassador for the Kentucky Horse Park. We are saddened by his passing but grateful for the memories created and our time with the Big Red Train.” – Lee Carter, President @KyHorsePark.https://t.co/wVTcjWWS1n
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Point Given, the legendary racehorse and beloved ambassador for the Kentucky Horse Park, has passed away, leaving behind a legacy that will forever be remembered in the world of horse racing. The news of his death has saddened the racing community, but also serves as a reminder of the incredible memories and experiences that were shared with the magnificent Big Red Train.
Point Given was not just a horse; he was a symbol of strength, grace, and determination. Born on March 27, 1998, in Kentucky, he quickly made a name for himself with his impressive performances on the racetrack. Trained by Bob Baffert and owned by The Thoroughbred Corporation, Point Given was a force to be reckoned with.
During his racing career, Point Given achieved remarkable success, winning races such as the Preakness Stakes, Belmont Stakes, and the Haskell Invitational, among others. His dominance on the track earned him the title of American Horse of the Year in 2001, solidifying his place in racing history.
Beyond his victories, Point Given was adored by fans and admired for his gentle nature. He served as an ambassador for the Kentucky Horse Park, captivating visitors with his majestic presence and leaving a lasting impression on all who had the pleasure of meeting him.
Lee Carter, President of the Kentucky Horse Park, expressed his sadness over Point Given’s passing, but also gratitude for the incredible memories created and the time spent with the extraordinary horse. Point Given’s legacy will live on in the hearts of racing enthusiasts and the annals of horse racing history.
As the racing community mourns the loss of this remarkable equine athlete, they can take solace in knowing that Point Given’s spirit will forever gallop alongside them, reminding us all of the enduring power and beauty of the sport..