Horse Died at Belmont Park Due to a Race-Sustained Injury
During the race, a horse died at Belmont Park after injuring his right front leg. It came a week before the Triple Crown Finale.
According to PPH bookie sources, Chaysenbryn bumped into Dolce Sera during the third race at Belmont Park. Jockey Joel Rosario had to pull up the horse. Also, it was euthanized right on the track.
Although members of the Safety and Integrity Team of the New York Racing Association and veterinarians attended to the horse right away, they could not treat the injury. According to bookie pay per head service experts, it was catastrophic in nature.
Horse Died at Belmont Park
This week, trainer Rudy R. Rodriguez suffered two incidents, the most recent of which occurred on Thursday. After the ninth race on Sunday, his three-year-old horse Midnight Empress suffered an injury. As a result, authorities took her away in an equine ambulance. Since the beginning of the year, Rodriguez has had to deal with losing four horses. Three of them passed away at Aqueduct Racetrack. Also, the other one was at Belmont Park.
After suffering an injury to the right front leg at the 16th pole while competing on May 13, Chaysenbryn was the second horse that died after a Belmont Park race.
Veterinarians put down two other horses at the Belmont Stakes training facility since the previous Saturday. They sustained injuries during workouts there.
According to the Gaming Commission, Troubling Moon had to be put down after suddenly going into cardiac arrest during her workout on the track. Similarly, Battle Station was put to sleep after exercising on the main track before being hauled past the wire due to an apparent injury.
On June 10, the track in Elmont will play host to the prestigious Belmont Stakes.
Following the tragic loss of 12 horses at Churchill Downs in the preceding month, the topic of horse fatalities has recently received more attention. As a direct consequence, the owners of the Kentucky Derby racetrack have declared that they would halt all racing activities to conduct a “bottom-to-top” assessment of all safety standards and surface procedures.
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