5-year-old Ky. Colonel “dropped dead” while training at Santa Anita Saturday morning, the Associated Press reports. Again, “dropped dead” – at the still-pubescent age of five. Says his $140 million career-earning trainer Richard Mandella: “It was devastating…I wish I knew the answer.” Liar. Liar.
Later in the article, this:
Earlier in the day, about 50 workers and supporters of horse racing rallied outside the track’s main entrance. They toted signs expressing their love of horses and support for the jobs and lifestyle the industry provides in California. Passing motorists honked and waved in support. Protesters have trod the same ground in recent months to criticize the deaths of 32 horses at the track since December and urge that the sport be abolished. However, none of them was among the pro-racing crowd at the rally, where a five-piece band played and trainer Doug O’Neill delivered tacos for lunch.
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