Death – Obituary News : Point Given, a beloved racehorse, has passed away, leaving fans and the horse racing industry devastated. Known for being the inspiration behind many individuals’ involvement in horse racing, Point Given’s legacy lives on through his contribution as a foundation mare, On The Point. Rest in peace, Point Given. You will be greatly missed.
We are deeply saddened by the news of Point Given’s passing @KyHorsePark.
He’s the reason why we got into the industry and provided us with our foundation mare On The Point. Rest in peace PG. You will be sorely missed. pic.twitter.com/RJAm8weMH2
— On The Point Stable (@thepointstable) September 11, 2023
Point Given, a legendary racehorse and beloved figure in the horse racing industry, has passed away, leaving fans and horse enthusiasts in deep sorrow. The news of his untimely demise was announced by On The Point Stable, the organization that owed their foundation mare to Point Given.
Born on March 27, 1998, in Kentucky, Point Given quickly established himself as a force to be reckoned with on the racetrack. Trained by Bob Baffert, he had an illustrious career that spanned from 2000 to 2001. Throughout his racing tenure, Point Given showcased his exceptional talent, winning numerous prestigious races and capturing the hearts of fans around the world.
Point Given’s legacy in the horse racing industry is unparalleled. In 2001, he was named American Horse of the Year, an accolade that solidified his status as one of the greatest racehorses of his generation. With victories in races such as the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes, he showcased his versatility and dominance on both dirt and turf tracks.
Beyond his extraordinary racing achievements, Point Given played a significant role in inspiring and influencing individuals to enter the horse racing industry. On The Point Stable, for instance, credits him as the reason for their involvement in the sport and acknowledges his contribution to their success.
With his passing, the horse racing community has lost an iconic figure. Point Given’s impact on the industry will be sorely missed. His extraordinary talent, determination, and spirit will forever be remembered and celebrated. As fans and admirers mourn his loss, they will undoubtedly cherish the memories and legacy that Point Given leaves behind. Rest in peace, Point Given..