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The Santa Anita racetrack in Southern California shut down for most of March 2019 after 23 horses died in the span of just three.
Seven horses have died at Churchill Downs since April 27, and two of the deaths are still a mystery.
The horse racing industry is egregiously cruel. . Mage won the 149th Kentucky Derby as America's most celebrated race was overshadowed by the death of seven horses in the build-up.
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The Kentucky Derby had its 149th running on Saturday. Two horses trained by Saffie Joseph Jr.
“The tragic loss of Havnameltdown at the 2023 Preakness, coming after the eight horse deaths prior to and since the Kentucky Derby, underscores the urgent.
A horse heads to the track for a workout at Churchill Downs on Thursday in Louisville, Ky.
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The last few years have seen a slew of disturbing developments.
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Practical Move. . . Two more horses died in the hours before 15-1 shot Mage won the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, capping a rocky stretch in which seven in all died and casting a shadow over the 149th edition of the. Joseph is set to saddle Lord Miles in the first jewel. .
Two more horses died at Churchill Downs in Louisville ahead of the 2023 Kentucky Derby. .
Two other horses also died as either a result of racing or.
— The morning after the 2022 Kentucky Derby, horse racing took an exuberant and hopeful victory lap.