04/25/2013 3:42PM

Churchill Downs notes: Chilled dies of heart attack at 5

Churchill Downs/Reed Palmer Photography
Chilled was disqualified to second in a race last May after attacking a rival in this memorable photograph. The 5-year-old gelding died of an apparent heart attack Wednesday.

Chilled, a 5-year-old gelding who was featured by numerous media outlets last May when captured in an exquisite photograph attempting to savage a rival during the final yards of a race at Churchill, died of an apparent heart attack Wednesday morning at Churchill when galloping out from a half-mile workout.

Calvin Borel, who was aboard for the work, was unhurt. Chilled was owned by Deerfield Farm Racing and Carl Pascarella.

The widely disseminated photo was taken by Churchill track photographer Reed Palmer. Chilled won the race by a nose but was disqualified to second for the incident. Jockey Corey Lanerie, who was aboard the gelding for that race, keeps a large, framed copy of the photo in the basement of his Louisville home.

Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Glyshaw trained, a ridiculous move up trainer
rail rail More than 1 year ago
another junkie bites the dust
Biggar W More than 1 year ago
Why no mention of the trainer, That seemed to take on great importance in the so cal deaths.
martymar . More than 1 year ago
stop your political stupidity, the article was in tribute to the horse passing unexpectedly.
martymar . More than 1 year ago
That is quite sad