Another Filly Felled; Now It’s Three Kills in Four Days at Saratoga

Horseracing Wrongs

And another: Fattoria suffered a pelvic injury while training at Saratoga yesterday and is dead. Like the other two kills at this track since Friday, Fattoria was a 3-year-old filly. She was coming off her first race.

The Saratoga ’21 Dead (reminder: this trackaverages15 kills per summer)

Mister Bobby, May 13, training – “collapsed and died” (five years old)
Trucking Baron, Jun 29, stall – “chronic laminitis”
Strong Moment, Jul 16, racing – “catastrophic injury…euthanized on the course”
Pleasure Luck, Jul 18, racing (euthanized Jul 19) – “took a bad step”
Fattoria, Jul 19, training – “pelvic injury necessitating euthanasia”

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