After a lull in tragic deaths at California’s Santa Anita racetrack a 25th horse has now died.
KTLA 5 reports it’s the second death in four days. The first-time starter appeared to suffer a pelvis injury Sunday. The jockey pulled up in hopes of saving the horse; however, Spectacular Music was euthanized the following day.
Two days earlier, an unraced 3-year-old suffered a shoulder injury during training Friday as he galloped. The gelding was also euthanized.