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PLEASANTON, TX—FEBRUARY 21, 2020—World champion sire Winners Award, 18, was euthanized today due to complications from colic. Owned by the Winners Award Partnership at the time of his death, the Texas-bred son of Runaway Winner was bred and raced by Jerry Windham.
Winners Award won or placed in eight of 18 career starts and earned $80,148. He won the TQHA Sires' Cup Stakes and was third in the Dash For Cash Derby(G1). He also was a finalist in the Ruidoso Futurity(G1), Texas Classic Derby(G1), Ruidoso Derby(G1), All American Juvenile Invitational (RG3), TQHA Classic(RG3), West Texas Juvenile Invitational and Santa Rosa Handicap.
From a limited number of starters, in ten crops to race, Winners Award is the sire of 48 winners, 9 stakes horses, 1 world champion with earnings in excess of $1.67 million and average earnings per starter of nearly $20,000.
Winners Award was out of the stakes winning Special Leader mare Sweet Miranda SI 95 ($17,330), dam of 2 foals, 2 stakes winners.
He stood his final season at Zerlotti Genetics Ltd. near Pleasanton, Texas.