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Top sire Storm Cat euthanized at age 30

Updated: April 24, 2013, 4:29 PM ET
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Storm Cat, the thoroughbred stallion who once commanded one of the highest breeding fees in North America, died Wednesday at Overbrook Farm in Lexington. He was 30.

Ric Waldman, manager of Storm Cat's stud career, said the horse was euthanized due to complications from old age. Waldman said Storm Cat appeared to have cancer, but tests were not performed because they could have caused him pain.

"We had enough indications that he did have cancer," Waldman said. "We ...

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