courtesy of NGA News
Top 10-ranked sire Maryville Rumble* died Saturday at the Kristen S. Block Farm in Rockwell, NC. The red-brindle son of Smooth Rumble-Budwiser Mary would have been 10 years old in May.
Maryville Rumble*, owned by Block and Henry T. Howe, was ranked 7th on the latest Sire Standings. In his racing career back in Ireland, he finished third in the 2003 Irish Derby at Shelbourne Park and was a finalist in the Irish St. Leger.
His offspring included All-America Dreamy Blossom, South Florida stake star who won the Palm Beach Classic and the Inaugural.
Rumble passed away on the same day his pup RK's Big Bear won the Matinee Idol at Derby Lane.