This, from the 1st at Laurel yesterday afternoon (Equibase): “MINOR LEGEND bore out leaving the turn, pulled up lame in upper stretch and was euthanized.”
“pulled up lame…euthanized”
Minor Legend was six and under the whip for the 44th time. He was also “For Sale” at $5,000 prior to dying. Here he is “pulling up lame,” moments before being euthanized.
The CHRB has disclosed the death of Chanted at Golden Gate July 3: “severe right hind cellulitis; opposite weight bearing foot: severe laminitis.” That’s a lot of “severe.” Chanted was five and had been raced 25 times, most recently June 9.