Bint Marscay, winner of the 1993 Golden Slipper, has died in Kentucky aged 28.
The mare had been at the Old Friends Farm retirement home for horses since 2013.
“We are sorry to report that yesterday we said goodbye to our beautiful mare, Bint Marscay. It was our great privilege to care for this Australian champion since 2013.Godspeed, Binty. You will be deeply missed,” Old Friends said on its Facebook page.
Bint Marscay was the first of trainer Lee Freedman’s four Golden Slipper winners and the third for jockey Mick Dittman.