Three Deaths at Prairie Thus Far This Year

Through a FOIA request to the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, I have confirmed the following kills at Prairie Meadows thus far this year:

E’s Beauty, May 13, training – “fractured carpus”
Heros R Cowboys, Jun 2, stall – “colic”
Charlie’s Big Girl, Jul 16, training – “fractured sesamoid”

2 Comments

  1. Ban Horseracing at Prairie Meadows!!!! This idea that a certain number of racehorses being killed is “PAR FOR THE COURSE” because of horseracing and Pari-Mutuel WAGERING HANDLE revenue is totally vomit-worthy and UNACCEPTABLE!!!!

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