A Standardbred named Superbe Rulah died Wednesday at Monticello of an undisclosed cause. Apparently, Superbe Rulah was scheduled to race at a fair in Honesdale, Pennsylvania on that same day but was scratched. According to the Gaming Commission, “[the] investigation continues.”
On Friday, 7-year-old Banker Bailout, a virtual career claimer with 47 purse-runs, foundered and was euthanized at Finger Lakes. She was last raced on July 3rd (at Finger Lakes) under trainer/owner Molly Hilderbrant. 19 horses have died at Finger Lakes Racetrack since April. This is horseracing.