The Julio Canani-trained Akkadian, who most recently finished sixth in the G1 Frank E. Kilroe Mile in March, collapsed and died of an apparent heart attack after a work on Wednesday.
Canani told the Daily Racing Form that the 5-year-old gelding was stricken shortly after he finished his scheduled work at Betfair Hollywood Park.
“He crossed the wire, he started shaking, and he died,” Canani said. “The doctor said he had a heart attack.”
Read more in the Daily Racing Form
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