Stakes Winner Diamond Stripes Euthanized

The 10-year-old Old Friends resident suffered from a benign but highly invasive sinus cancer.
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Multiple graded-stakes winner Diamond Stripes was euthanized May 29 at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, Kentucky.  

The 10-year-old gelding’s cause of death was complications from treatment for progressive ethmoidal hematoma, a benign but highly locally invasive sinus cancer, said Old Friends veterinarian Bryan Waldridge, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, ABVP, of Park Equine Hospital, in Lexington.

Bred in Florida by Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Rogers Jr. of Four Roses Thoroughbreds, Diamond Stripes won six of 16 starts, including three stakes victories. His earnings totaled $1,478,014. 

Diamond Stripes (Notebook – Romantic Sunner, On to Glory) broke his maiden in 2006 at Belmont Park in his first start. His subsequent four-race win streak included his first stakes win, which came in the Grade 3 Pegasus Stakes at the Meadowlands. The following year he captured the Grade 2 Meadowlands Cup Handicap

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