Longtime TTA Member David Beard Passes Away

David Beard, a longtime Texas Thoroughbred Association member and successful owner and breeder, passed away earlier this month.

In addition to successful career in a variety of industries, Beard bred and campaigned many top racehorses. Among them were Forli Light, who won the 1990 Essex Handicap (G3) at Oaklawn, and Mystery Storm, who won the 1995 Southwest (G3) and Rebel (G3) Stakes at Oaklawn and went on to run in the Preakness Stakes (G1).

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