Grade 1 Winner Combatant Colics, Dies Suddenly In Chile - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

Grade 1 Winner Combatant Colics, Dies Suddenly In Chile

Hronis Racing’s Combatant and jockey Joel Rosario, outside, outleg Midcourt (Victor Espinoza), left, and Multiplier (Tyler Gaffalione), right, to win the Grade I, $600,000 Santa Anita Handicap, Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia CA.© BENOIT PHOTO

First year stallion and 2020 G1 Santa Anita H. winner Combatant has died suddenly from colic in Chile, Rockridge Stud reported Monday. The 2015 son of Scat Daddy had just begun Southern Hemisphere stud duties at Haras Porta Pia.

Combatant stood his first year at Rockridge Stud in Hudson, NY, and bred 85 mares.

“We are deeply saddened by this loss, for both the syndicate and for New York,” Rockridge Stud's Erin Robinson said.

Combatant (Scat Daddy – Border Dispute by Boundary) retired with a record of 30-4-5-6, and earnings of $1,062,915.

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