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European Horse Of The Year St. Jovite Euthanized

St. Jovite, Europe’s Horse of the Year in 1992, was euthanized Jan. 9 due to the infirmities of old age at Michael Keogh’s Ballysax Manor Stud in Ireland. He was 27. St. Jovite was bred in Kentucky by his owner, Virginia Kraft Payson. He was sired by champion Pleasant Colony, winner of the 1981 Kentucky Derby and Preakness […]

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Irish Derby Winner St. Jovite Still ‘Means the World’ To Owner-Breeder Payson

The Curragh will celebrate the 150th anniversary of its signature race, the Group 1 Irish Derby, on June 27. During the course of festivities, officials will hold a special tribute to St. Jovite, who captured the 1992 Irish Derby by 12 lengths in the record time of 2:25.60. No Irish Derby winner has come close […]

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