Grade 2 Winner Come On Flip Euthanized

The 26-year-old Thoroughbred gelding, who resided at Old Friends, was euthanized Aug. 31 due to chronic laminitis.

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Come On Flip, winner of the 1996 Grade 2 Hawthorne Cup Handicap, has died.

The 26-year-old gelding, who resided at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, Kentucky, was euthanized Aug. 31 due to chronic laminitis.

Bred in Florida by Jacarie Farm, Come On Flip (Commemorate—Phillippe Dancer, Sovereign Dancer) broke his maiden as a 2-year-old in his first start at Arlington Park, near Chicago, Illinois. He made 54 lifetime starts from 1993 to 2000, finishing with eight wins, 24 on-the-board finishes, and $535,547 in earnings.

Come On Flip had victories at numerous tracks, including Arlington; Gulfstream Park, in Hallandale Beach, Florida; and Calder Race Course (now Gulfstream Park West), in Miami Gardens, Florida; and he also captured the Cicero Mile Handicap at Sportsman’s Park, in Illinois

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