Groovy, the 1987 Eclipse Award-winning sprinter who set a six-furlong track record at Belmont Park, was euthanized Jan. 26 at WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky., due to physical infirmities at the age of 23.
Grade I winner Jostle was retired following a third-place finish in the April 5 Banshee Breeze Handicap at Gulfstream Park and was bred April 23 to Storm Cat.
J.R. Preston, who campaigned classic winner and champion Victory Gallop with younger brothers Art and Jack, died Wednesday at his San Angelo, Texas, home. He was 74
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