10-Year-Old Killed in 59th Race

Horseracing Wrongs

The outcome for Wicklow Brave at the Far Hills Steeplechase race in New Jersey yesterday: “dueled on the outside to the far turn, drew clear, fell at last hurdle and was euthanized” (Equibase). Done. Dead. Wicklow Brave was ten years old, over six years in servitude, 59 times under the whip. Profoundly sad, decidedly wicked.

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