Champion and Hall of Famer Point Given (Thunder Gulch) has been retired from stud duty at Calumet Farm and is set to join the Kentucky Horse Park’s Hall of Champions in the spring of 2018, the park announced Monday.
“We are so pleased to welcome this handsome and impressive chestnut stallion to the Hall of Champions, and we thank his connections for entrusting him to our care,” said Kentucky Horse Park Executive Director Laura Prewitt. “We believe he will serve as an excellent ambassador for his breed and the sport of racing for the hundreds of thousands of visitors to the park each year.”
The now 19-year-old, inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame in 2010, won six Grade I races, including two legs of the 2001 Triple Crown, the Preakness and Belmont S. For his efforts, he received Eclipse Awards as Horse of the Year and Champion 3-Year-Old Colt.
Point Given retired from racing in September 2001 to stand at Three Chimneys Farm in Midway, Ky. In 2013, he was relocated to Calumet Farm in Lexington, Ky., where he has stood the past five seasons. He retires as the sire of two champions, 15 graded stakes winners, and 32 stakes winners in both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere.
Point Given will be available for viewing in April 2018, coinciding with the opening and 40th anniversary season of the park.