Keyword: Thomas Mellon Evans

  • Pleasant Tap

    Pleasant Tap Dies

    Champion racehorse and successful sire Pleasant Tap was euthanized Oct. 8 due to laminitis at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Prominent Retired Trainer John Campo Sr. Dead

    Retired trainer John Campo Sr., who conditioned champions Pleasant Colony, Protagonist, and Talking Picture, died Nov. 14 due to declining health over the past several years.

  • California Stallion Cherokee Colony Dies

    Cherokee Colony, a grade I winner who sired 10 stakes winners, died last week at the University of California at Davis Veterinary Hospital after suffering an internal rupture.

  • Pleasant Colony, at Blue Ridge Farm in the spring of 2001.

    Champion and Major Sire Pleasant Colony Dead

    Pleasant Colony, who won the 1981 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I), died Dec. 31 of natural causes in his paddock at George Grayson's Blue Ridge Farm near Upperville, Va.