Cody Dorman Obituary – Death: namesake of winning horse Cody’s Wish Cause Of Death
In November 2022, the heartwarming story of a Madison County teenager and his extraordinary bond with a racehorse named Cody’s Wish began to unfold, captivating the attention of many, thanks to WKYT.
MRandom News Cody Dorman Obituary, Namesake of Winning Horse Cody’s Wish Cody’s Wish, a horse named in honor of the young teenager Cody, who grappled with a rare genetic disorder that rendered him nonverbal, symbolized a poignant connection that commenced during a special Make-A-Wish Day at Keeneland several years earlier. On this day, Cody and his family were graciously invited to Godolphin’s Gainsborough Farm in Versailles, where they encountered a striking brown colt.
The bond that blossomed between Cody and the horse was nothing short of magical. The farm’s decision to name the horse Cody’s Wish served as a touching tribute to the enduring connection between the two, which only deepened over time.
Tragically, Cody’s family announced his passing following a medical event during their return journey to Kentucky over the weekend. This devastating news followed a weekend during which Cody had the opportunity to witness his faithful friend, Cody’s Wish, secure a second Breeders’ Cup victory at the Santa Anita track in California.
In a statement issued by Cody’s family on Monday, they expressed their deep sorrow and extended their gratitude for the profound impact Cody had on the lives of those around him. Cody’s exceptional resilience and compassion for others, even in the face of his own challenges, left an indelible imprint on everyone fortunate enough to have known him.
As a family of faith, they find solace in the belief that Cody has found his way back home. Their hope is that he continues to watch over them, particularly his cherished younger sister, Kylie. The family is profoundly grateful to all who shared in Cody’s journey and the immense joy that his interactions with Cody’s Wish brought him over the last five years. These cherished memories will serve as a wellspring of strength during this unimaginably challenging time.