Death – Obituary News : Point Given, a beloved racehorse, has sadly passed away, leaving many heartbroken. The news was shared by AmWager, expressing condolences to the Kentucky Horse Park and all those connected with the remarkable athlete.
AmWager is very saddened to learn of the passing of Point Given, a remarkable athlete, cherished and loved by so many. Our condolences to the@KYHorsePark
and to all his connections. pic.twitter.com/t2wYls6Ltr
— AmWager (@AmWager) September 12, 2023
Point Given, a remarkable athlete and beloved figure in the world of horse racing, has passed away, leaving a void in the hearts of many. AmWager, along with the entire horse racing community, mourns the loss of this extraordinary horse.
Point Given, a dark bay colt with a white star on his forehead, was born on April 27, 1998, at the Kentucky Horse Park. Trained by Bob Baffert and owned by The Thoroughbred Corp, Point Given quickly made a name for himself on the racetrack. With his powerful stride and undeniable talent, he captured the hearts of fans and experts alike.
During his illustrious career, Point Given achieved numerous accolades. In 2001, he secured victories in several prestigious races, including the Santa Anita Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes, earning him the title of American Horse of the Year. He also triumphed in the Haskell Invitational and the Travers Stakes, showcasing his exceptional ability to dominate in any race.
Beyond his accomplishments on the track, Point Given will be remembered for his gentle and kind nature. His connections, including trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Gary Stevens, formed a strong bond with the horse and will undoubtedly cherish their memories of working with him.
The passing of Point Given is a profound loss for the horse racing community. His legacy will live on, inspiring future generations of racehorses and reminding us of the beauty and power of these magnificent animals. AmWager extends its deepest condolences to the Kentucky Horse Park and all those who had the privilege of knowing and loving Point Given. May he rest in eternal peace..