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US Champ-Producer Helen Of Troy Euthanased Age 12
US Gr1-producer Helen Of Troy (dam of 2006 champion sprinter Thor's Echo) was euthanased at Old English Rancho in California "due to complications of laminitis" aged 12, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Helen Of Troy (Mr Integrity-King's Thunder, by Time To Explode) never raced & gelded son Thor's Echo (by Swiss Yodeler) was her 2nd foal; his victories include both the Gr1 Breeders' Cup Sprint at Churchill Downs & Gr1 Frank De Francis Memorial Dash Stakes at Laurel Park, plus the WinStar Derby at Sunland Park & runner-up in the Gr1 Dubai Golden Shaheen at Nad Al Sheba.