One of the renowned and most reputed American Horse Trainers and a US Racing Hall of Fame inductee named Darrell Wayne Lukas is devastated after learning about the sudden demise of his only son named Jeff Lukas. He was one of the prominent former assistants of his father at the time. The complete Lukas family have immersed in sorrow and mourning for the death of its son. Jeff was 58 years of his age at the time of his death. The information has been released by Pletcher, however, the cause of death hasn’t been mentioned in the announcement. Get more information on D Wayne Lukas’s son Jeff Lukas’s death cause.
According to the latest reports, Lukas was living in Oklahoma at the time of his death. Jeff also met with an incredibly serious accident in the year 1993 at the time he was trying to control a made horse Tabasco Cat, then a 2-year-old colt all on its way to win the Preakness and Belmont Stakes caused Jeff permanent brain damage. Another former assistant Todd Pletcher disclosed some of the information wherein he appreciated Jeff. He said Wayne was the boss but Jeff was the backbone of the organisation.
He released a statement on Thursday on the day Jeff took his last breath, Pletcher said that Jeff Lukas was “the sharpest and most dedicated horseman I’ve ever met. His impact on my life and career, as well as many others in the Lukas organization, is immeasurable.” In addition to this Jeff is survived by his son named Brady and daughter Kelly. The news was also confirmed by his father D Wayne Lukas. He informed that he was suffering from cardiac consequences that claimed his life.
The news went viral all over social media and all of his admirers are pouring their heartfelt condolence. Along with that they also shared their deep condolence with the family members. Some of the significant personalities of the horse racing industry Mark Henning learnt about Lukas’s death and left a sad note on Twitter wherein he esteemed him as a great horseman.
He praised him as “the most thorough horse trainer I have ever known.” The profound trainer dedicated his complete life to his profession but now it is the end of the era for Jeff Lukas. Our thoughts, prayers, and supports are with the family members. May the pure soul will rest in peace.