Sad Passing of Lucas Cranach

Tara Madgwick - Sunday September 27

Sad news from Leneva Park in Victoria with the loss of proven stallion and Melbourne Cup place-getter Lucas Cranach (Ger) due to a freak paddock accident.

 


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A Group II winner by Mamool, Lucas Cranach was the sire of 43 winners of nearly $3million in prizemoney including Dark Alley, Get Stuck In, Advance Warning, Stealthy Lucas and Arty Lucas.

RIP Lucas Cranach



 

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