Horse dies after profitable race at Sonoma County Truthful

(BCN) — A 3-year-old filly died after working within the opening day of the Santa Rosa Races at Sonoma County Truthful.

Based on the official race chart, the horse, Danehill Music, was entered in race 6 on Thursday. Danehill Music went forward early within the race and maintained a good tempo, earlier than dropping the result in one other horse.

This led to a chase into the stretch, inflicting Danehill Music to take a nasty step. The California Horse Racing Board mentioned she was transported by an ambulance from the county truthful.

Particulars on the horse’s harm weren’t obtainable, however the horse racing authority solely listed the loss of life as “musculoskeletal,” which means a bone harm. Animal rights group Kill Racing Not Horses mentioned in a press release Danehill Music’s loss of life is the forty seventh fatality in California’s 2023 horse racing season, which started in December.

She is the seventh racehorse additionally to go away in truthful races within the state, the group famous.

“No authentic sport would tolerate the deaths of 47 of its athletes in 32 weeks of competitors in simply 1 state,” advocates mentioned.

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