Trainer Angel Penna Jr passed away in his sleep in Boca Raton, Florida, on Tuesday. He was 74 at the time of his demise.
Who is Angel Penna Jr?
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Angel Penna was a trainer known to have trained 54 graded stakes winners in North America. He was the son of Hall of Fame trainer Angel Penna Sr.
Before starting his career, he worked as an assistant for his father. He has trained champions such as Christmas Past, Laugh and be merry, and Auntie Mame, his top earner.
Throughout his career, he has won 586 races. Sadly the trainer passed away in his sleep at a memory care facility near his home after battling dementia. He was 74 at the time of his demise. He was survived by his wife, Ruth, and his stepmother.
What happened to Angel Penna Jr?
According to the reports, Angel was battling dementia and sadly passed away at a memory care facility near his home in Boca Raton, Florida on Tuesday. He was 74 at the time of his demise.
Many are saddened by the trainer’s death and expressed their grief and condolences to his near and dear ones.
How did Angel Penna Jr die?
After battling with dementia, Angel Penna Jr passed away in his sleep on November 22 at the age of 74
Angel Penna Jr Obituary:
Angel Penna passed away in his sleep after battling with dementia on November 22. There is no information regarding the funeral of Angel Penna Jr. The former trainer passed away in his sleep after battling with dementia on Tuesday at the age of 74.