Another Dead Racehorse at Belmont

The NYS Gaming Commission has disclosed the death of Voodoo Magic at Belmont last Monday: “acute colic…euthanized due to poor prognosis.” Voodoo was three days shy of her third birthday; she had yet to be raced.


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  1. Three years old and not raced? Makes me wonder if her “loving connections” didn’t see the speed they wanted during her workouts and decided to do something permanent about it.

    • A three year old is a good surgical candidate. Colic can be treated with surgical intervention. My guess is that the owners didn’t want to spend the money.

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