Grade I winner Next Question (Stormy Atlantic–Seattle Stardust, by Slew City Slew) was euthanized Jan. 16 at Old Friends at Cabin Creek due to complications from a paddock accident. He was 12.
Next Question initially retired to Old Friends at Cabin Creek in 2014, where he lived for one year before returning to his owners, Three Diamonds Farm, for a second career. He returned to Old Friends at Cabin Creek in November of 2019. Trained by Michael Trombetta, Next Question captured the 2012 GI Nearctic S. and retired with a record of 13-3-1-2 and earnings of $424,391.
“Q was a kind, sweet horse who was well loved by everyone who cared for him throughout his life,” said Old Friends at Cabin Creek owner and manager JoAnn Pepper. “We are heartbroken to carry on without him, and grateful to Three Diamonds Farm for allowing us to have this time with Q.”