Group III-placed at 3 in France and stakes-placed at 4 in the United States, Pompoes went on to become a successful broodmare and a reminder that class can emerge from unlikely places.
The Maryland Jockey Club announced the selection of Denmark as the Host Nation of the 2012 International Pavilion at the Preakness Stakes.
Central Kentucky stallion Mingun, a half brother to major sire Kingmambo, has been sold to a group of Danish breeders to stand at York Stud in Denmark.
Lars la Cour, former manager of Robin Scully's Clovelly Farm near Lexington, died on his 85th birthday, June 23, at his East Berne, N.Y., home.
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