Thomas Kleis’ Derby Winner Carassina Is Dead

The Holsteiner mare Carassina by Concerto II who won the 2009 Hamburger Derby with Thomas Kleis, has died. According to the Holsteiner federation, the mare had to be put down. Since 2012, when Carassina was retired from the sport, she had one blind eye, now the second one also went blind and the mare could not cope with the situation.