Old Friends Retiree Benburb Dies at Age 23

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Old Friends Retiree Benburb Dies at Age 23
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Benburb -- a retiree at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred retirement facility in Georgetown, Kentucky -- was euthanized due to complications from melanomas on Wednesday at Haygard Equine Medical Center in Lexington. He was 23. A homebred for Steve Stavro's Knob Hill Stables, Benburb finished his racing career with seven wins out of 22 starts and earnings of $1,159,904.

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