horse deaths

Navarro, Servis Plan To Plead Not Guilty To Federal Charges

A report in the Asbury Park Press on Tuesday indicated that lawyers for Jorge Navarro and Jason Servis plan to plead not guilty to the federal doping charges brought against the trainers last week. Both trainers are charged with misbranding conspiracy, Servis with one count and Navarro with two counts. According to the report, Navarro and […]

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‘They Took Away Our Dreams’: Haras Barlovento In Peru To Cease Breeding Operations After Stallion Deaths

Less than a week after four stallions were murdered on its premises – including shuttle stallion The Lieutenant, a half-brother to Triple Crown winner Justify – Haras Barlovento in Peru has announced it will exit the breeding industry. The farm made the announcement Tuesday on in its Instagram feed. Haras Barlovento was the target of […]

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Rescue Group Reports Six More Dead Horses At Kentucky Strip Mine

A horse rescue organization reported Sunday that another half-dozen horses were found dead at an abandoned strip mine in Floyd County, Ky. The Dumas Rescue said the six horses were in addition to the original 14 or 15 found in the area, and they included a yearling and possibly a pregnant mare. The Floyd County […]

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‘Enough Horse Deaths’: LA Times Editorial Board Urges Santa Anita To Call Off Rest Of Meet

In a piece published Wednesday, the editorial board of the Los Angeles Times called for Santa Anita Park to cut short the current meet, in light of the 26 equine fatalities that have occurred in the last five months, the last three of which occurred in a span of nine days. The Times gives Santa […]

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‘No Breakdowns’: New Rillito Equine Wellness Program Gets Positive Results

One of the first programs of its kind in the country, Rillito Race Track implemented an Equine Wellness Program during the 2019 Winter Meet. The program was a resounding success as there were no horse breakdowns during 96 races at the meet this year. “A couple years ago as Rillito was opening for the season […]

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Smarty Jones Winner Mourinho Euthanized After Training Incident, Says Baffert

Kentucky Derby contender Mourinho was euthanized Monday morning after suffering a severe sesamoid fracture in his front leg, trainer Bob Baffert told the Daily Racing Form. Baffert said the Super Saver colt was going easily in a breeze at Santa Anita and took a bad step. “Up and down, every day. It’s a shame,” he […]

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Pimlico Incidents: Homeboykris Collapses After Win, Centeno Hospitalized

It was a dark start to the day of racing at Pimlico. Homeboykris, a 9-year-old gelding, was victorious in the day’s first race, a starter allowance. After visiting the winner’s circle, reports indicate that he collapsed on the way back to the barn, suffering what appeared to be a heart attack, according to trainer Francis […]

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Horse Drowns In ‘Freak’ Accident At Delta Downs

A racemare walking back to her barn after schooling in the paddock Thursday night at Delta Downs got loose and drowned in a retention pond. Trainer Karl Broberg said his groom tried to save 7-year-old Cajun Chu Chu, but the groom also got stuck in the pond and had to be pulled to safety. “Cold […]

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Feed Contamination Possible in Case of South Carolina Horse Deaths

ADM Alliance Nutrition, an equine feed manufacturer, has been named in some news outlets and on social media as a potential connection to the death of three South Carolina horses and the sickening of another. Anne Kennedy, the farm owner of the barn where the horses resided, fed ADM Alliance 12 percent horse feed. Kennedy […]

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