For $2 Bets…

Originally posted on Horseracing Wrongs:
Last week on U.S. flat tracks (racing only). “Vanned Off”: horse unable to walk off the track; while not all end up dead, most do, as borne out by my FOIA reports. “Bled”: indicates pulmonary hemorrhage. Crider Cash “vanned off” at Louisiana Fox in the Fog “returned bleeding from a…

16th Kill at Saratoga

Originally posted on Horseracing Wrongs:
Chief Commander, two, was killed at Saratoga Monday – “lame after breeze, examination revealed injury to pelvis…euthanized” (Gaming Commission). He is the 16th horse killed on those hallowed grounds this summer. NYRA’s “commitment to equine safety” is smoke and mirrors, folks. Horseracing kills – full stop. The Saratoga 16: Cloud,…

Indefensible

Originally posted on Horseracing Wrongs:
To those who profit from, bet on, watch, or otherwise support horseracing, the burden falls to defend/explain the following list. Some of the horses killed at U.S. tracks in 2019, in the words of the industry itself. Please note: I have not included California and Maryland deaths, as those states…