Sherriff’s Deputy, dam of Curlin, loses battle with laminitis

Sherriff’s Deputy, dam of Curlin, was euthanized July 19, 2012, at Fares Farm near Lexington, Ky., due to complications from laminitis. She was 18.

At the time of her death, the bay mare with a white star was the dam of seven foals that had raced.

Her last foal was a weanling filly by Distorted Humor. She was not bred in 2012, the year she died.
Curlin, by Smart Strike, was Horse of the Year in 2007 and 2008.

Bred by Fares Farm and foaled in March 1994, Sherriff’s Deputy was by leading broodmare sire Deputy Minister out of multiple graded stakes-winning mare Barbarika (by Bates Motel).

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