Better Loosen Up, Australian Thoroughbred racehorse, Died at 30


Better Loosen Up was foaled on August 29, 1985, and died on March 15, 2016.

He was an Australian Thoroughbred racehorse.

He was the winner of the Japan Cup in 1990 and was named Australia’s champion racehorse in 1991.

Better Loosen Up campaigned from two to seven years of age and won 17 of his 45 starts, including eight Group One races.

During 2004, the horse was inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame.

He was a little bay gelding, by Loosen Up (USA) out of Better Fantasy by Better Boy (IRE).

Better Loosen Up was bred by Howard Martin and foaled in Berrigan, New South Wales.

He the French Prix de l’ Avre and was the sire of six stakes-winners in Australia with Better Loosen Up being the best one.

His parent, Better Fantasy was the dam of 13 named foals, but only Better Loosen Up was her only stakes-winner.

Better Loosen Up passed away at 30 yrs old.