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US Wimbledon Farm Owner-Breeder Boone Dies At 91

Monday, 22nd June 2009

US owner-breeder Hilary Boone, who operated Lexington-based Wimbledon Farm in Kentucky, has died aged 91. Boone (a World War II veteran) launched Wimbledon Farm in the early 1970s & the stars he raised included 1979 Gr1 Kentucky Derby winner Spectacular Bid, 1982 UK Gr1 English Derby winner Golden Fleece & Gr1-winner Cara Rafaela. Wimbledon also stood the stallion Relaunch.

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