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Remembering Alysheba

| Churchill Downs Communications | 04/13/2009 #
  • Alysheba strides to victory in the 1987 Kentucky Derby.

  • Alysheba races past the finish wire in the 1987 Kentucky Derby.

  • Jockey Chris McCarron celebrates aboard Alysheba in the Kentucky Derby Winner's Circle.

  • Jockey Chris McCarron guides 1987 Kentucky Derby winner Alysheba through a crowd of well-wishers.

Alysheba, winner of the 1987 Kentucky Derby and 1988 Horse of the Year, was euthanized on March 27 at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, Ky., due to injuries suffered in a fall at the Kentucky Horse Park.  The son of Alydar was 25.  Click the links at right for more photos from Alysheba's historic Kentucky Derby victory in 1987.