Sacrificed For What?–Another Dead Race Horse; Gamblers & Greed Owners Gain; Look at the Causes of Death; 36 Race Horses Put Down at Major Tracks In March & April 20 2022


Young Race horses are still dying at major tracks in U.S. & UK
COVID impacted & increased safeguards slow death count;

MARCH 2022
25 Horses Put Down

Stealth Fighter, Mar 4, Oaklawn R (euthanized Mar 5) – “vanned off, [euthanized]”
Supah Sista, Mar 4, Turf R – “fractured cannon”
unidentified, Mar 6, Parx S – “equine herpesvirus”
unidentified, Mar 9, Fonner S – “EHV-1”
Awesome Remix, Mar 9, Gulfstream R – “suffered a catastrophic injury, fell”
Copper Peg, Mar 9, Turf T – “fractured fetlock”
Con Lima, Mar 9, WinStar Farm (Kentucky) S – “suffered catastrophic injuries in stall”
unidentified, Mar 10, Fonner S – “EHV-1”
Distinguished, Mar 11, Turf T – “fractured shoulder”
Black Drop, Mar 11, Turf R – “collapsed, [died]” (four years old)
Ballet Royalty, Mar 12, Los Alamitos R – “sudden death” (five years old)
Shez Ifs, Mar 13, Rillito R – “injured at wire”
Herecomesangelina, Mar 14, Belmont T – “collapsed and died” (two years old)
Dr. Grant, Mar 18, Charles Town R – “fatally injured…euthanized on the track”
Fastidious, Mar 19, Los Alamitos R – “musculoskeletal”
The Last Charlie, Mar 19, Rillito R – “injured after wire”
Bali Brava, Mar 19, Rillito R – “injured at 3/8”
Stolen Lives, Mar 20, Los Alamitos R – “musculoskeletal”
Ruby Jane, Mar 21, Mahoning R – “took a bad step, euthanized on the track”
Steadfast Love, Mar 22, Belmont T – “humeral fracture, muscle atrophy”
See You At Front, Mar 23, Los Alamitos T – “musculoskeletal”
A Colt Named Susie, Mar 25, Aqueduct R – “suffered an injury…euthanized on track”
Dr. Devera’s Way, Mar 25, Charles Town R – “eased with a fatal injury”
Cazilda Fortytales, Mar 26, Aqueduct R – “collapsed fatally” (five years old)
Noble Thought, Mar 26, Belmont T – “injured…euthanized on track”

APRIL 2022
Eleven (11) Deaths :
Sweet Baby Raelynn, Apr 1, Tampa Bay R – “suffered a catastrophic injury”
Five Alarm Robin, Apr 2, Belmont T – “collapsed and died breezing” (five years old)
Rum Chaser, Apr 6, Mahoning R – “collapsed on the track” (two years old)
Lord Licorice, Apr 10, Aqueduct R – “fell heavily, euthanized on track”
Beach N Front, Apr 10, Remington R – “fell near wire”
Dario’s Angel, Apr 11, Belmont S – “to [hospital] via ambulance, euthanized”
Never Not Dancing, Apr 11, Saratoga Harness R – “apparent broken neck”
Stormin’ Cougar, Apr 14, Laurel R – “sustained a catastrophic injury”
Brice, Apr 16, Oaklawn R – “pulled up, vanned off, [euthanized]”
Royally Command, Apr 17, Santa Anita R – “musculoskeletal”
Between 700 and 800 racehorses are injured and die every year,
National average of about two breakdowns for every 1,000 starts.
Nearly 10 horses died every week at American racetracks in 2018.

Stop Racing young horses.
Consider banning the so called sport of horse racing;

May be the end of an era and an industry in present form.


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