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Florida, USA
Death 7 Oct 2008 (aged 28)
Kentucky, USA
Burial Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 54448495 · View Source
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Sire: Caro
Dam: Ride the Trails
Grandsire: Fortino
Damsire: Prince John

Color: Gray
Height: 16.0

Champion and Breeders' Cup winner.
Sire of two Breeders' Cup winners,
Alphabet Soup and Tikkanen.
The gray son of Caro out of Ride The Trails
stood at stud from 1986 till 2008,
the year of his death.

Winner of $978,152
24 Starts
10 Wins
5 Seconds
5 Third Place Finishes

Major Wins:
Breeders Cup Mile S.-G1
Cliff Hanger S.
Longfellow H.-G2
Oceanport H.-G3

1985 Eclipse Award for
American Champion Male Turf Horse.

In 1996 Cozzene was the
leading sire in North America.
In 2002 the Leading International Sire.

At Stud he was brilliant with 156
stakes runners and earners of $80 million.

Notably he sired Champions:
Cozzene's Prince, Environment Friend,
Grey Way, Santa Amelia, Hasten To Add,
and Admire Cozzene a three-time champion
in Japan.

On October 7, 2008, at age 28,
Cozzene was euthanized. He had developed
melanoma, though it is reported that it
caused him no pain till very late in his life.

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  • Created by: Ruffian
  • Added: 3 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54448495
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Cozzene (8 May 1980–7 Oct 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54448495, citing Gainesway Farm Equine Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Ruffian (contributor 47074914) .