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G1 Winner, Prominent Sire Vicar Dies In Korea

by | 02.16.2016 | 12:29pm
Vicar was the broodmare sire of Vicar's In Trouble, winner of the 2014 Super Derby

Vicar, winner of the 1999 G1 Florida Derby and a prominent sire in Korea, died earlier this year at the Korean Racing Authority's Jeju Stud Farm. He was 20.

The website Horse Racing in Korea reports that the stallion died Jan. 24 of a throat obstruction.

Vicar raced in the colors of Jim Tafel and was trained by Carl Nafzger during his 2- and 3-year-old seasons. During that time the son of Wild Again captured the G1 Fountain of Youth, the G1 Florida Derby, and was third in the G1 Toyota Blue Grass.

He was transferred to trainer Bill Mott as a 4-year-old and made just three more starts before he was retired. Altogether, Vicar won four of 17 career starts for earnings of $835,142.

Vicar entered stud in 2001 at , where he stood until 2006 before being relocated to Korea.

Read more at Horse Racing in Korea

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