Colic Claims Life of G1 Winner Sewickley
Sewickley, two-time winner of the G1 Vosburgh Stakes, died July 10 in Maryland from the complications of colic. He was 28.
A son of champion Star de Naskra, Sewickley raced as a homebred for Robert S. Evans. In addition to the 1989 and 1990 editions of the Vosburgh, Sewickley also captured the G2 Tom Fool Stakes and G2 Fall Highweight Handicap. He retired with 11 wins from 32 starts, and had earnings of $1,017,517.
Sewickley entered stud in 1991 at Courtland Farm in Maryland. He was moved to O’Sullivan Farms in West Virginia in 2000, and was pensioned the following year. He remained at O’Sullivan until his death.
Sewickley was out of the Dr. Fager mare, Surgery, and was a half brother to multiple G1 winner Shared Interest. As a broodmare, Shared Interest produced G1 winners Forestry and Cash Run.
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