by Press Release | 06.08.2021 | 3:31pm
Queen Bee to You (by Old Topper) and jockey Ruben Fuentes after the G3 Bayakoa at Los Alamitos
Longtime California stallion Old Topper was euthanized due to issues from old age at Tommy Town Thoroughbreds. He was 26 and had been pensioned in 2019.
The son of Gilded Time was a perennial leading sire in California, with 27 stakes winners and lifetime progeny earnings of more than $22 million.
Old Topper’s leading earner is Ain’t No Other ($715,280) and his runners included multiple stakes winner Queen Bee to You, graded winner Top Kisser and this year’s Evening Jewel Stakes winner, Becca Taylor.
On the track, Old Topper was a multiple graded winner.
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