The California Horse Racing Board reports that 2-year-old Spirit of the West was euthanized July 3 for an injury sustained in the 3rd race at Oak Tree two days prior. It was his first time under the whip. Also: The stewards at Santa Anita disclosed four dead racehorses for the week July 4-July 10 – names, however, withheld.

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