This is what passed for entertainment yesterday at Canterbury Park in Minnesota:

In the 2nd, Rockin the Fence was “injured after the wire” – “vanned off.”

In the 9th, Benny’s Glory was “pulled up in distress” (after winning) – “vanned off.”

In the 10th, Sporting Holiday “hit a fallen rival” – DNF. The “rival”? Incisive, who “stumbled badly and fell” – “vanned off.”

One afternoon: three horses ambulanced off the track; as you read this, there’s a good chance that at least one is already dead. This is horseracing.

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