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You Lose, You Die in Puerto Rico

I know there was a lot of interest, and stimulating debate, in the aftermath of Eight Belles death at the kentucky Derby.  I thought I’d post a few related recent events worthy of note.  The last of which I’m certain most of you will find alarming.

Big Brown cruises to another easy win in Preakness – still perfect and squarely pointed toward thoroughbred racing’s first Triple Crown in 30 years.

Eight Belles’ Necropsy Report Released – Eight Belles had no diseases or pre-existing bone abnormalities that caused the filly to break down after finishing second in the Kentucky Derby.

Losing Horses Killed at Puerto Rico Track  “You lose, you die. That’s what happens to hundreds of thoroughbreds, many of them healthy, who come up short at the Hipodromo Camarero racetrack in Puerto Rico every year.   More than 400 horses, many in perfect health, are killed each year by lethal injection.

The Beef …

No need, story speaks for itself.

Stevo