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Fiddler's Pilgrim, a grandson of A.P. Indy, was euthanized Sept. 8 after suffering severe abscesses. He posed for family portraits in early July, before he went permanently lame.

A.P. Indy’s grandson dies, his spirit lives on

Fiddler’s Pilgrim, the spectacular 17-hand grandson of great racehorse A.P. Indy, was humanely euthanized in Texas this week following a lengthy struggle with hoof and coffin bone ailments. Pilgrim, nicknamed Bruno, took a last walk to the pasture with Cynthia Davis and her grandchildren on Sept. 2 to pose for family portraits, and by the next morning the gelding was in such severe pain he could not walk, Davis says. X-rays revealed a total of 12 abscesses in his right foot, she adds. Fiddler’s Pilgrim Barn name: Bruno Sire: Jump Start Dam: I’s Pretty Smart Foal date: April 22, 2007“They were […]