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Two-time Horse of the Year John Henry euthanized

Updated: October 11, 2007, 6:47 PM ET
Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Grumpy yet beloved, thoroughbred great John Henry died Monday after 32 years of defying odds -- both in racing success and longevity.

The two-time Horse of the Year, who earned more than $6.5 million before retiring as a gelding to the Kentucky Horse Park where he became an icon, was euthanized Monday night in his paddock at the park.

He had survived several illnesses over the years but never recovered from a recent bout with dehydration, in which he experienced ...

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