Killed After 'Going Over the Rail' at Los Alamitos; 'Humanely Destroyed' at Fair Grounds
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Horseracing Wrongs
November 2017

From the most recent Stewards Minutes at Los Alamitos: In the 2nd race November 10, 4-year-old Song for Jade "veered in, hitting and going over the inside rail...the four year old filly was euthanized due to her injuries."

The Daily Racing Formís Marcus Hersh, citing owner/trainer Wes Hawley, reports that Mesoma, a "went wrong" in the 9th at Fair Grounds Thursday, was "catastrophically injured and humanely destroyed." Mesoma was six.

Killed after "going over the rail."

"Catastrophically injured, humanely destroyed."

Is this what shall pass for entertainment in the 21st Century? Wake up, America.

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