WGC RPM passed away July 20,2005 in route to the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, where he lost his fight with colic. RPM was ridden to the 1999 WGC by the late Bud Dunn for the TRN
Partners. He was currently owned by Jaclyn Smith of Shelbyville, Tenn. RPM had been standing at stud at Bridlewood Farms in Bell Buckle, Tenn., for the last five years, but after the recent purchase by Ms. Smith the breeding stallion was relocated to Rising Star Ranch in Shelbyville. RPM will be laid to rest next to his Sire 1992 WGC Dark's Spirit Rebel located at Twin Oaks Farm in Shelbyville, Tenn. RPM will be missed by his fans and those who loved this great champion.