Multiple stakes winner Crimson Classic, who contested the 1997 Kentucky Derby (gr. I), died of a heart attack July 25 at Echo Valley Horse Farm.
Albert G. Clay, breeder and long-time Thoroughbred industry leader, died the morning of Aug. 20 at his residence in Mt. Sterling, Ky. Clay was 85. Clay helped found the American Horse Council in 1969, and served as that organization's secretary for many years.