(copyright 2005 WHR) World Champion Generator’s Showboat passed away Friday, January 7, at approximately 10:00 pm. Colic is the assumed cause of death of the stallion. He was 11-years-old. The well-known champion was recently purchased by Carolyn Rutner.

Showboat was placed in training at Five-Way Farm where Jack Way is the owner and manager. “ I’ve been in the horse business almost 40 years and I’ve never lost one that affected me like this one,” said Way.

David Williams, of Rising Star Ranch, managed the stallion until recently and was was sorry to hear the news of Showboat’s death. “ I haven’t cried over a horse in a long time, but I cried over him,” said Williams.

Everyone that knew this great horse loved him and he will be missed by many.