Grade 1-winner, producer Madcap Escapade dies of colic
Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms announced today that Grade 1 Winner Madcap Escapade, who defeated Multiple Eclipse Champion and 7-time Grade 1 Winner Ashado in the 67th edition of the Grade 1 Ashland Stakes, died on Saturday, June 2nd of colic and will be buried on the farm. Owned by Bruce Lunsford and Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms, she has a yearling filly by Unbridled’s Song and weanling colt by Malibu Moon.
“We have retained an A.P. Indy filly out of Madcap Escapade who is unraced and in foal to War Front and will race her two-year-old colt by Unbridled’s Song,” said John G. Sikura, President of Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms. “Madcap Escapade was a fantastic race mare and well on her way to becoming a great broodmare. Her first foal, Mi Sueno, was a Grade 1 Winner. We are terribly saddened by the loss. She will be buried on the farm next to Hill ‘n’ Dale foundation mare Daijin.”