Obituary: Hope of Glory Euthanized at Our Mims Retirement Haven
Hope Of Glory, a 1972 filly by Mr. Leader out of Daizel/Manteau, was euthanized at the Our Mims Retirement Haven on October 13, at 5:15 p.m. after suffering a stroke.
Hope of Glory won the 1974 Alcibiades, the Falls City handicap and the Kentucky Cardinal. She was bred in Kentucky and raced for Don McKellar. Of her ten foals, nine raced, and all were winners. Among her offspring are Another Notch, Extra Grouse, Good Sort, Grab the Glory, Pocketfull of Hope, Race into History and Rinaldi.
After McKellar’s death, Hope of Glory was under the care of Wendy DeVere for a number of years. Ms. DeVere contacted ReRun, a Kentucky based Thoroughbred adoption charity.
Hope of Glory entered the ReRun program on September 23, 2002 and was immediately adopted by Jeanne Mirabito. ReRun continued to sponsor Hope of Glory at the Our Mims Retirement Haven owned by Mirabito.
Hope of Glory was laid to rest at OMRH. She will be deeply missed.