The first day of the Breeders’ Cup at Del Mar brought (at least) one kill – 3-year-old Cheekaboomboom in the 2nd (this race, though worth $75,000, was not a BC race). While I could spend a couple extra lines on this, a death on a Breeders’ Cup card, I won’t. I won’t because this kill is no different than all the others I report – over 1,000 annually – on this site. In fact, no different than…
In Aqueduct’s first day (after taking the NYRA baton from Belmont), Papa Freud was “pulled up, vanned off” in the 7th then, according to the NYS Gaming Commission, euthanized. Papa Freud was ten years old and under the whip for the 51st time.
Later in the day, in the 2nd at Charles Town, 3-year-old Peggys Music Maker “broke down midway on the turn” and, says Equibase, “had to be euthanized.”
If you are new to this site, if what brought you here were the keywords “kill breeders cup,” then I implore you to return every day for one solid week. Then, I am confident, you will see this industry for what it is: cruel, wicked, and, yes, murderous.