OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) -- Pioneerof the Nile has passed away at 13.
He was the son of Empire Maker.
The stallion was acting odd yesterday and died on his way to a clinic.
He was a multiple grade-one-winning millionaire on the race track and fathered American Pharaoh and Classic Empire.
WinStar Farm, based out of Kentucky, delivered the sad news and has put a memorial video on their website's home page to view some of their favorite memories with Pioneerof the Nile.