Ed Wachtel was a successful New York owner/breeder whose runners included New York-bred Horse of the Year Claramount.
California grade II winner Pretty Unusual died because of complications from emergency surgery Sept. 19.
Jockey Chantal Sutherland earned her second grade II victory in as many days when she guided 29-1 outsider Pretty Unusual to win the El Encino Stakes at Santa Anita Jan. 17. Favored Stardom Bound was second.
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