From the most recent Stewards Minutes at Santa Anita: “Am I Blue was being pulled up [in the 1st December 29] when he was injured and fell to the track – euthanized, right front suspensory failure.” Am I Blue was four; this was his third race.
The NYS Gaming Commission has disclosed that state’s first kill of 2018: Alex the Terror while training at Belmont Tuesday. During the course of his five-year life, in a “career” that spanned but three years, Alex was bought and sold several times (with six different trainers). Chattel. A thing. A nothing. How profoundly sad.