The 7th at Tampa Bay yesterday afternoon was declared a “no contest.” The only clue as to why on the official race chart (Equibase) is that Jackies Dream “lost her rider into the first turn.” In fact, I can confirm, she “broke down” and is dead. She was three years old and under the whip for the 10th time.
Jive Talkin, three, was killed while training at Golden Gate Saturday, according to the California Horse Racing Board. The CHRB has also disclosed the death of Grimm Resolve last Tuesday at Los Alamitos – cause, “other” (probably colic or laminitis). Grimm was but two years old – what a short, sad existence.
Three more dead animals, for gambling. America, awake.