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RUBIANO euthanized

Champion sprinter Rubiano (Fappiano - Ruby Slippers by Nijinsky), sire of 21 stakeswinners, was euthanized due to complications from laminitis Lane’s End near Versailles, Kentucky. With seven crops of racing age, Rubiano has sired four group/graded stakes winners in his 21 stakes winners for earnings of $21.5-million. His best runners include 2000 Futurity S (Gr 1) winner and millionaire Burning Roma, Starry Dreamer, Florida Oaks (Gr 3) winner Pantufla, Grade 2 winner Brulay and Argentine Group 1 winner Impression. As a racehorse, Rubiano won 13 of 28 career starts, with seven placings and earned $1,252,817. Rubiano was named champion sprinter at age five in 1992 after winning five of seven starts, including the Carter (Gr 1) and Forego (Gr 2) Handicaps and the Vosburgh (Gr 1) and Tom Fool (Gr 2) Stakes.

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