Champion, Stakes Producer Epitome Dead at Age 19

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Epitome, who staged a stirring stretch drive to win the 1987 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) by a nose, has died at age 19. The mare died Nov. 12 after suffering a ruptured artery. She was boarded at John and Benny Williams' Elmwood Farm in Woodford County, Ky.

Bred by Benny Bell Williams and her sister Jessica Bell Nicholson, Epitome was sired by Jonabell stallion Summing, a

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