01/13/2009 12:00AM

William Carl, owner and breeder, dies

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Thoroughbred owner and breeder William Carl, founder of the equine insurance specialist Old Colony Insurance Service and owner of Wakefield Farm, died Jan. 12 at age 78.

A funeral service is to take place Thursday at 11 a.m. at Second Presbyterian Church, 460 E. Main Street, in Lexington, Ky. Visitation was set for Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Milward on Broadway in Lexington. Memorials are suggested sent to Second Presybterian Church or to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation's Secretariat Center at 4089 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, 40511.