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US Triple Graded Stakes-Producer Carita Tostada Euthanased
US triple graded stakes-producer Carita Tostada (Gallantsky-Laurea, by Lead The Way) was euthanased "because of complications from the infirmities of old age" in Kentucky at 24, reported bloodhorse.com. South American-bred Carita Tostada won or placed in 5 Gr1 races (including both the US Gr1 Milady Handicap & Gr1 Santa Maria Handicap) & retired with 9 wins from 41 starts for US$337,397 earnings. She subsequently produced 8 named foals (6 winners) including graded stakes-winners Jadada (by Jade Hunter) & Shaconage (by El Prado) as well as Gr1-placed Chile Chatte (by Storm Cat).