13 Kills at Sunland, Including “Compound Fractures [Both Front Legs]”

Through a FOIA request to the New Mexico Racing Commission, I have confirmed the following kills at Sunland Park thus far this year.

No Huddle, Jan 1, Sunland R – “fell, spinal cord injury”

Reads Codigo, Jan 1, Sunland R – “sesamoid fracture”

Memory Taker, Feb 4, Sunland S – “chronic, progressive colic” (“bled, vanned off” Jan 8)

Flying to the Top, Feb 11, Sunland R – “fell, unable to rise”

See What (sic), Feb 14, Sunland T – “complete compound fracture”

My Last Bullet, Feb 17, Sunland R – “compound fractures [both front legs]”

A Regal Cowgirl, Feb 18, Sunland R – “compound fetlock fracture”

Spy Valley, Feb 24, Sunland S – “body wall hernia” (one year old)

Bear Claw, Mar 2, Sunland T – “cardiac event, [sudden death]” (three years old)

Ransier, Mar 7, Sunland T – “[multiple] fractures”

Fyne N Dyne, Mar 18, Sunland R – “fractured shoulder”

El Rafa Q, Mar 21, Sunland R – “fractured ankle”

W F Iron Maiden, Apr 2, Sunland R – “fractured ankle”

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