2-Year-Old Is 8th Victim at Saratoga ’19

Horseracing Wrongs

2-year-old Verravanni is dead at Saratoga Race Course – officially (Gaming Commission), “diagnosed with pleuropneumonia 7/11, euthanized on 7/25 due to lack of positive response to treatment.” He is the 8th dead horse for Saratoga ’19 – with several weeks still to go…

Golden Julia, May 25, Saratoga T (died May 30) – “horse died from acute blood loss”
Investment Analyst, Jun 7, Saratoga T – “sustained leg injury necessitating euthanasia”
Gattino Marrone, Jul 3, Saratoga T – “fractured sesamoids – euthanized”
Fight Night, Jul 12, Saratoga R – “fell heavily after the wire”
Total Fidelity, Jul 14, Saratoga T – “fracture to LF sesamoids – euthanized”
Overlord, Jul 15, Saratoga – “colonic rupture”
Verravanni, Jul 25, Saratoga – “pleuropneumonia”
Misspent Youth, Jul 27, Saratoga T – “cardiovascular collapse”

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