Race Horses... from “majestic athletes” to removed carcasses
An Animal Rights Article from All-Creatures.org

FROM HorseracingWrongs.org
February 2020

M & S Pet Removal removed dead race horses' after dying on New Jersey racetracks...

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Through a FOIA request to the New Jersey Racing Commission, I have confirmed the following kills at that state’s tracks in 2019. (Note: Almost every report came with this: “Carcass Removed By M & S Pet Removal.” From “majestic athletes” to carcasses.)

  • Rock Star, Apr 27, Freehold R – “Place of Death: Pit at Freehold Raceway”
  • So Good, Apr 29, Monmouth T – “probable heart attack” (five years old)
  • Red Gum, May 12, Monmouth R – “trauma LF fetlock…euthan[ized] on track”
  • Orra Moor, Jun 15, Monmouth R – “[multiple] fractures”
  • Firm, Jun 15, Monmouth R – “collapse on track post-race” (three years old)
  • Joey Flash, Jul 4, Monmouth T – “compound, comminuted ankle fracture”
  • Machine Learning, Jul 4, Monmouth R – “[multiple fractures with] avulsion”
  • Paganini, Jul 4, Monmouth R (euthanized Jul 5) – “sesamoid fracture”
  • Metallic, Jul 7, Monmouth R – “on track, 3/8 pole”
  • Diamonds for Jack, Jul 9, Monmouth T – “comminuted condylar fracture”
  • Jerseymooseisloose, Jul 14, Monmouth R – “sesamoids fracture, suspensory failure”
  • Classy Dragon, Jul 16, Freehold T – “knee, ankle”
  • Frittata, Jul 20, Monmouth T (euthanized Jul 23) – “torn suspensory”
  • Spiral Bound, Jul 27, Monmouth R – “fractured ankle”
  • Hijacker, Sep 1, Monmouth R – “fractured pastern”
  • Old What’s Up (sic), Sep 27, Monmouth T – “coming out of gate – possible aneurysm”
  • Eastern Front, Oct 6, Monmouth R (euthanized Oct 7) – “Place of Death: Rake Yard”
  • Carolina Day Dream, Oct 12, Monmouth T – “comminuted fracture”
  • Across the Bridge, Oct 13, Monmouth R – “Place of Death: Rake Yard”
  • Heavenly Blessed, Oct 20, Monmouth T – “complete fracture of cannon bone”
  • Warminister A, Dec 28, Freehold R – “sudden death – cause unknown”

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