|William Condren (right) in the winner's circle at the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore with trainer Nick Zito and jockey Pat Day, who led Louis Quatorze to victory (ap/file 1996)|
William Condren, co-owner of Kentucky Derby winners Strike the Gold and Go for Gin, has died. He was 74.
Mr. Condren died last Monday at Massachusetts General Hospital, the hospital said. The cause of death was not released.
Mr. Condren and Joseph Cornacchia won the 1991 Derby at
Most of Mr. Condren's racing success came with Hall of Famer Nick Zito, who trained Strike the Gold, Go for Gin, and Louis Quatorze.
Mr. Condren was a cofounder and director of the National Thoroughbred Association and a trustee for the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association. He also served on the board of directors of the Grayson-
Born in New York City, Mr. Condren was a private investor with interests in real estate, oil and gas drilling, and aircraft leasing.
He leaves his wife, Mary Jo, a son, Colin, and daughters Elizabeth and Jennifer.
Plans for a memorial service in New York are pending.