Marjorie Cowan, who raced homebred Breeders' Cup winners Hollywood Wildcat and War Chant with her husband, Irving, died Feb. 17.
Graded stakes winner Ocean Terrace was represented by his first winner when his son Against the Tide won Sept. 10.
Irving Cowan's Deputy Wild Cat, who previous stood at Rising Hill Farm near Ocala, Fla., will stand in 2009 at Fairberry Farm near Waterloo, Ill.
Love That Jazz, a graded stakes winner/producer, died April 6 of complications from colic a day after foaling a Distorted Humor filly.
Presidential Order, who ranked among Indiana's leading sires for several years, was euthanized April 23 after suffering injuries in a paddock accident at M.C. Roberts Farms near Mooresville, Ind.
Trainer Elmer Cowan, who trained Crypto's Redjet to back-to-back Ohio Horse of the Year championships, died July 13. He was 77.
Ivan Denisovich, an English group II winner by Danehill, has been retired for stallion duty to John Magnier and partners' Coolmore Stud in Ireland.
Margie's Wildcat, a 5-year-old son of Storm Cat out of the Kris S. champion mare Hollywood Wildcat, will stand at Hal Snowden Jr.'s Roseglade Farm near Wilmore, Ky.
Love From Mom, a multiple stakes producer for Irving and Marge Cowan, was euthanized in mid-February at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute near Lexington.
Society Selection, a multiple grade I-winning homebred for Irving and Marge Cowan, has been retired from racing for broodmare purposes.
California stakes winner Ministers Wild Cat will enter stud at Tom and Debbie Stull's Tommy Town Thoroughbreds near Santa Ynez, Calif.
If looks have anything to do with the outcome, sophomore Society Selection has an outstanding chance to get Hall of Fame trainer H. Allen Jerkens his first win in a Breeders' Cup race Saturday in the $2-million Breeders' Cup Distaff – Presented by Nextel (gr. I).
The "giant killer" did it yet once again. Trainer Allen Jerkens sent out Society Selection to upset heavily favored Ashado in the Alabama Stakes (gr. I) Saturday at Saratoga.
Ministers Wild Cat became the third stakes winner produced by champion Hollywood Wildcat and stamped himself as a possible Kentucky Derby threat with a 1 1/4-length win in Sunday's $66,950 Golden State Mile Stakes at Golden Gate Fields.
Fappie's Notebook rallied from far back to edge Twilight Road by a head in Sunday's $100,000 Deputy Minister Handicap (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park. On a drying out track labeled good, Irving and Marjorie Cowan's homebred completed the 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:16.19 under Jorge Chavez.
The Thoroughbred Corporation's Officer remained undefeated from three starts with a stakes-record setting victory over two rivals in the $138,000 Best Pal Stakes (gr. III) and Double Cat, a half-sister to War Chant, earned her first win on Wednesday at Del Mar.
Fappie's Notebook rallied to beat General Grant by half-length Sunday in the $75,000 Seminole Handicap at Hialeah Park. Ridden by Abdiel Toribio, Fappie's Notebook ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:48.66 on the fast track and paid $6, $4.80, and $3.60.
Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) winner War Chant will not start in Sunday's Early Times Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) at Hollywood Park and will be retired to enter stud beginning next year, owner-breeder Irving Cowan confirmed Wednesday.
Jockey Gary Stevens earned his first stakes victory since November of 1999, riding War Chant to a 1 1/4-length victory over Road to Slew in the Oak Tree Breeders' Cup Mile Stakes (gr. IIT) Saturday at Oak Tree at Santa Anita.
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