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Another Kill at Belmont

The 3rd race at Belmont just a couple hours ago: “CHAYSENBRYN chased three then two wide coming under coaxing at the 3/8, suffered an injury to the right front nearing the 1/4 pole bumping with DOLCE SERA just prior to being expertly pulled up by the rider and had to be euthanized on track.” Good…

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More Gruesome Details From Kentucky

The details (from the Racing Commission) on three more Kentucky kills: Vezpa was killed at Turfway Mar 25: “This mare pulled up near 1/4 pole with injury to RF fetlock. [She] was sedated and loaded onto the ambulance. She was euthanized on the ambulance.” Couldn’t have her euthanized in full public view, right? The specific…

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As mentioned in this morning’s post, I have been working closely with CNN over the past couple weeks. While a larger piece is still to come, yesterday I was asked for a response to HISA’s statement announcing an “Emergency Veterinary Summit” on the Churchill deaths. My statement was read by CNN’s Nick Watt; the full…

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A Disgusting Vet, Lousy Journalism

The media coverage of, and the national conversation on, horseracing is the most intense and sustained that I have seen in my nine years of doing this. And I know with certainty that horse deaths have never received this level of attention. We of course have been a big part of it – The Baltimore…

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