Injury forces Dullahan into retirement

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Updated: October 14, 2013

Lexington, KY (SportsNetwork.com) – Former Pacific Classic winner Dullahan has
been retired with a tendon injury. Donegal Racing made the announcement Monday
afternoon.

Trained by Dale Romans, Dullahan won just three races in 18 career starts,
with each win coming in a stakes race. As a 2-year-old he won the Breeders’
Futurity at Keeneland and returned to the track the following spring to
capture the Blue Grass Stakes.

After a third-place finish in the 138th Kentucky Derby, Dullahan finished
seventh in the Belmont Stakes. He then finished fifth in the Haskell
Invitational before recording his biggest and last victory in the Pacific
Classic at Del Mar over Game On Dude.

The colt failed to reach the winner’s circle in his final six starts,
including an eighth in this year’s Pacific Classic. He finishes his career
with $1,735,901.

“Dullahan is the most spectacular looking horse Donegal has campaigned … the
likes of Tiznow and Candy Ride,” Donegal Racing managing owner Jerry Crawford
tweeted.

The 4-year-old will spend time at WinStar Farm to recover from the injury.