Man O'War Farm

Baum Masterpiece Bye Bye Baby Set For Fasig

Michael Baum was an artist. The graded stakes-winning owner-breeder who passed in September was, by profession, a landscape architect, but he also deeply appreciated the beauty and genetic composition of Thoroughbreds, which he bred and raised on his Man O'War Farm in Lexington. One of Baum's most prized possessions, the 6-year-old mare Bye Bye Baby (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}) (hip 268), will go through the ring in foal to Tapit as part of a high-quality three-horse addition to the Fasig-Tipton November Sale on Nov. 9 as part of the Denali Stud...

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Michael Baum Passes Away

Michael Baum passed away peacefully Tuesday at his farm in Lexington. Michael is survived by his beloved wife, Reiko Baum, and many close friends who loved him dearly. Michael was born in New York City, New York on June 6, 1933. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a landscape architecture degree. He later attended an art school in New York City, where he met his cherished wife, Reiko, also an art student. Michael used his architectural and landscaping skills to continuously create and enhance the beauty of his...

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