Through a FOIA request to the Arizona Dept. of Gaming, I have confirmed the following kills at that state’s tracks thus far this year. (I will be posting in installments.)
Ms Michelle, Feb 9, Turf R – “[multiple] fractures, severe hemorrhage”
also: “chronic degenerative joint disease; chronic gastric ulcerations”
Ms Michelle was three years old.
Kodiak King, Feb 16, Turf R – “scapula fractured into four pieces”
also: “multiple purple gastric ulcers”
Kodiak King was seven years old.
Supah Sista, Mar 4, Turf R – “numerous fractures, marked subcutaneous hemorrhage”
also: “severe degenerative joint disease; several areas of stomach ulceration”
Supah Sista was six years old.
Copper Peg, Mar 8, Turf T – “[multiple] fractures, [multiple] tendon lacerations”
also: “chronic degenerative joint disease; chronic-active ulcerative gastritis”
Copper Peg was five years old.
Distinguished, Mar 11, Turf T – “complete, comminuted neck fracture”
also: “multifocal gastric ulceration”
Distinguished was four years old.