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Pioneer of the Nile, the WinStar Farm stallion by Empire Maker out of Star of Goshen by Lord at War has died this morning following breeding a mare. Pioneer of the Nile was raced by Zayat Stables and was a Grade 1 winning millionaire who had hit the board in the Kentucky Derby. He is also the sire of two Eclipse Award winners and two Breeders’ Cup winners from his first four crops. He was the sire of Horse of the Year and Triple Crown winner