Dead in NY, January

The following nine horses died at New York State racetracks in January:

Fortune Faded (11-year-old being used as a “pony”), January 16, Aqueduct, “euthanized for chronic severe laminitis”

Upside Brown, January 17, Belmont, “fractured leg while breezing, ambulanced to Ruffian clinic – euthanized”

Prince Zurs, January 21, Aqueduct (injured racing, euthanized February 2)

Charming Vicky, January 22, Aqueduct, “pulled up at wire galloping on inner dirt…ambulanced to barn; x-rays revealed fractured sesamoids – euthanized”

Kristi Q, January 22, Aqueduct, “flipped over, hit head and died”

Lost Note, January 22, Aqueduct, “stumbled – euthanized on track”

Massena, January 23, Belmont, “severe laminitis due to post-op complications – euthanized”

Yankee Tales, January 27, Belmont, “breezing…fractured sesamoids – euthanized”

Jules J (10-year-old being used as a “pony”), January 27, Belmont, “diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma, developed secondary complications – euthanized”

(source: NYS Gaming Commission)

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