1982 Kentucky Derby Winner Gato Del Sol Dead

Gato Del Sol, who won the 1982 Kentucky Derby as a homebred for Arthur B. Hancock III and Leone J. Peters, was euthanatized Aug. 7 at Hancock's Stone Farm near Paris, Ky. The 28-year-old pensioned stallion was foaled and raised at Stone.

"He was getting old, and he started to go downhill," Hancock said about the gray horse. "It was just time, and we figured it was the humane thing to do.

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