Horseman Herman K. Goodpaster Dead

Herman K. Goodpaster, breeder of white Thoroughbred, dead.

Herman K. Goodpaster, a trainer and breeder of the white Thoroughbred filly White Beauty, died Feb. 7, according to the  Lexington Herald-Leader. He was 91.

A rarity among Thoroughbreds, White Beauty was foaled in 1963 at Mrs. Joe Goodwin’s Patchen Wilkes Farm near Lexington, where Goodpaster was the  farm manager. White Beauty, by Ky. Colonel, was a winner at 2 and 3 and the dam of six foals, including a stakes-placed colt.

Goodpaster was the breeder of seven stakes winners, including Walk My Lady. Campaigned by Goodpaster, Walk My Lady was one of three stakes winners Goodpaster trained. Goodpaster also owned a Lexington farm.

Goodpaster is survived by his wife, Mary, and a daughter and two stepdaughters.