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1983 Preakness winner Deputed Testamony dies at 32

1983 Preakness winner Deputed Testamony dies at 32

John Scheinman and filmmaker Jeff Krulik traveled to Bonita one April afternoon to catch up with Go for Gin and Deputed Testamony and visit with general manager Bill Boniface.

Deputed Testamony, winner of the 1983 Preakness Stakes and oldest living winner of a Triple Crown race, died Tuesday morning at Bonita Farm in Darlington.

"He was 32 and lived a good life," Billy Boniface, the farm's manager, wrote in an e-mail. "Up until a few days ago his health was fine but grazing him last night, I could tell he was telling me it was time."

"DT wasn't just a horse...he was family," Boniface added.

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