Dead Horses at Del Mar – Cool as Ever
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Patrick Battuello, Horseracing Wrongs
August 2015

Six-year-old Pure Tactics is dead after breaking down at Del Mar on August 23 (race 8).

That’s at least 13 carcasses at Bing Crosby’s old haunt since the current Thorough Club meet began.

Current advertisement for Del Mar... "Some places just never lose ther cool."

For some of the other recent deaths/injuries at U.S. horseracing tracks, read these blogs at Horseracing Wrongs:

  • Dead Horses at Del Mar – Cool as Ever
  • Replay of Horse Snapping Leg at Charles Town
  • 3-Year-Old “Flips” in Paddock at Golden Gate, Killed
  • Another Dead in NY
  • Two More Dead at Charles Town
  • Peppy Bolly Makes it 12 Dead at Del Mar
  • Mondor Dead at Finger Lakes – 71st Dead Horse in NY This Year
  • 2-Year-Old Collapses and Dies at Ellis; Trainer: “Weird, Strangest Thing I Ever Saw”
  • Coming Down on Excessive Whippers, California Style
  • “Location of Deceased Animal: Horse Pit”

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