Death – Obituary News : Point Given, a well-known figure in the horse racing world, has sadly passed away. The news has left many heartbroken, as they remember the legacy he left behind. #jisforjustify #pisforpointgiven
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We are deeply saddened to report the passing of the legendary racehorse, Point Given. The news of his demise has left the horse racing community in a state of mourning. Point Given, a true icon of the sport, passed away at the age of 22 on September 12, 2023.
Born on April 27, 2001, Point Given was a bay colt who captured the hearts of fans around the world with his exceptional talent and tenacity on the track. Trained by the renowned Bob Baffert, Point Given had an illustrious career, earning over $3.9 million in prize money.
One of his most memorable victories came in the 2001 Preakness Stakes, where he dominated the field and showcased his tremendous speed and stamina. Point Given’s exceptional performances also included wins in the Belmont Stakes, Haskell Invitational, and the Travers Stakes, solidifying his status as one of the greatest racehorses of his generation.
Beyond his exceptional racing career, Point Given will be remembered for his gentle nature and kind spirit. He had a special bond with his jockey, Gary Stevens, who once described him as the best horse he ever rode.
Although Point Given’s departure from this world leaves a void in the racing community, his legacy will undoubtedly live on. He will forever be remembered as a true champion, inspiring future generations of racehorses and reminding us all of the sheer beauty and excitement of the sport.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to all those who were fortunate enough to have been part of Point Given’s extraordinary journey. May his spirit soar freely in the fields of green, forever galloping towards the horizon..