Edmund Gann's Final Destination, a champion and classic winner in her native New Zealand and a U.S. grade II winner, has been retired from racing following an injury. She is booked to Central Kentucky stallion Gone West.
Final Destination, who finished third in the April 27 Wilshire Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Hollywood Park in what was her final start, retires with five wins from a dozen starts and $224,411 in earnings. Imported in 2002 and trained by Bobby Frankel, she won two of her three U.S. starts, including the Buena Vista Handicap (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita in February.
Foaled in 1998, Final Destination is by O'Reilly and produced from the Sound Reason mare Logical Lady.