The Week in Horseracing (8/1-8/7)

The Week in Horseracing (8/1-8/7)

Last week on U.S. tracks (flats only; does not include training or harness casualties): Domestic Warrior, Saratoga, “broke down, euthanized” Busy Busy Busy, Parx, “broke down” Greatwhite Buffalo, Presque Isle, “broke down” Lady...
Del Mar at 12 Dead and Counting

Del Mar at 12 Dead and Counting

The latest Del Mar Stewards Minutes reveal one more dead (though unidentified), bringing this much-celebrated track’s summer Death Toll to (at least) 12. week of 7/11/16-7/17/16, “Deceased: 5” week of 7/18/16-7/24/16, “Deceased: 6” week...

2 More Dead in California

The California Horse Racing Board has disclosed the following: Born to Serve, a 5-year-old under the whip for the 16th time, suffered “multiple fractures” in the 4th at Sacramento July 23 – dead. At Los Alamitos, “one equine death was reported...