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Star of Reality was renamed Phoenix after she survived death that seemed imminent.

Star of Reality rises like the phoenix

In a clearing gnawed down by hungry horses trying to nourish themselves on the scrubland of the Cayman Islands, a Thoroughbred broodmare with an uncommonly gentle nature gave up on what life had handed her, and she lay down to die. It was such a warm day as Star of Reality folded her knees beneath her thin body and lowered herself to the earth. Her four years spent as an iron horse making full-tilt dashes toward the Finger Lakes finish line were long over, and her recently delivered chestnut-white Paint foal had been weaned and was in the bloom of […]