Race champion Might And Power sadly passed away Sunday morning due to abdominal pain.
Caulfield Cup winner, Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup, residents of Living Legends retirement home near Melbourne were taken to Werribee Riding Center on Saturday night but could not save it.
Owned by inflamed Sydney businessman Nick Mora and trained by Jack Denham, Might And Power has gained a national reputation with a record 7-1 / 2 length record victory over the Caulfield Cup under Jimmy Cassidy.
He supports it to lead all the way and holds Doriemus at the Melbourne Cup.
The following year, he won five other races of Group One, including the Cox array to participate in Rising Fast as the only other winner of all three and was the winning horse in the first Melbourne Cup from Phar Lap to win the championship by weight.
He has twice been named the Australian Horse of the Year. Living Legends’ CEO, Dr. Andrew Clarke, said he and his team were heartbroken to lose a horse once in a lifetime.
Our hearts are for owner Nick Mora and Bob has a lot of fans, and our wonderful staff take care of him every day. Living Legends would never be the same without our precious Might And Power, says lemon Clarke. Might And Power’s double Caulfield-Melbourne Cup double earned him the title of the world’s best stays in 1997.
The gelding is from Zabeel’s second crop and the first of the three winners at Melbourne’s Super Cup, followed by Jezabeel and E radical.
Might And Power has won 15 of his 33 start races and over $ 5.2 million.
He retired in 1999 after a hamstring injury and became one of the most famous horses at Living Legends which is open to the public.
Might And Power is also a regular activity in the annual Melbourne Cup parade and participate in many promotional activities.