Brereton Jones' Airdrie Stud, under an agreement negotiated last month, will depend on his recovery from surgery scheduled for Friday in Rancho Santa Fe, veterinarian Helmuth Von Bluecher
Whittingham is survived by his wife of 54 years, Peggy, a son, Michael, a daughter, Charlene von Bluecher
, 11 grandchildren and five great-grand- children.
Count Lukas Bluecher
, Co-Founder of MAST AG, Switzerland, and CEO of MAST Inc USA, said: "We are thrilled about the opportunity to combine our product line with the highly innovative CeraShield[TM] antimicrobial agent and are greatly looking forward to our joint efforts and further cooperation.
Helmuth von Bluecher
, Whittingham's son-in-law, said the trainer would have wanted a simple epitath to be remembered by: ``He was the best damned horseman there ever was.