Fusaichi Pegasus, the winning horse of the 2000 Kentucky Derby, has died due to complications of old age, his owners said Wednesday. Fusaichi Pegasus was euthanized Tuesday at Ashford Stud in Versailles, Kentucky, due to the infirmities of old age, his farm said. Fusaichi Pegasus won the San Felipe Stakes and Wood Memorial before winning the 2000 Kentucky Derby as a 2-1 favorite. NATIONAL TREASURE, TRAINED BY BOB BAFFERT, WINS 148TH PREAKNESS STAKESFusaichi Pegasus retired with six wins in nine runnings and earnings of $1,994,4000. He sired six champions around the world and such Grae 1 stakes winners as Bandini, Champ Pegasus, Haradasun and Roman Ruler.
Source: Fox News May 25, 2023 13:39 UTC