Zenyatta and her 2016 War Front colt.

Zenyatta and her 2016 War Front colt.

Courtesy of Kyle Acebo for Team Zenyatta

Zenyatta's War Front Colt Dies

Zenyatta's colt by War Front, born April 10, died April 13 due to meconium aspiration syndrome.

Team Zenyatta and Lane’s End Farm announced April 13 that the champion mare's War Front colt born April 10 has died.

His death occurred at approximately 9 a.m. April 13 because of complications of meconium aspiration syndrome.

"We express our deep gratitude to Dr. Peter Morresey and the professionals at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital who worked tirelessly to support the mare and foal. Zenyatta is in good health and back home at Lane’s End Farm," stated the announcement.