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Gulch in retirement at Old Friends. Photo by EquiSport

Breeders’ Cup champion Gulch dies at 32

GEORGETOWN, Ky.—  It was with a heavy heart that Michael Blowen, founder and President of Old Friends, announced the passing of Gulch. The 1988 Breeders’ Cup Sprint Champion and Eclipse Award winner was euthanized Jan. 17 due to complications from cancer. At 32, Gulch was the oldest living Breeders’ Cup Champion. A son of Mr. Prospector out of the Rambunctious mare Jameela, Gulch has been a resident of the Thoroughbred Retirement Center based in Georgetown, KY, since 2009 and was one of the farm’s of flagship stallions attracting visitors and fans from all around the country. As both a runner and a sire, […]