Livid Luke at Monticello, July 22:
“horse found unresponsive outside Barn A; believed to have escaped from stall and died during overnight hours” (NYS Gaming Commission)
Livid Luke was 12 and was last raced on June 26.
From Equibase’s account of the 3rd at Penn July 19: “NANGLE NATION showed speed two wide, drew out on the final turn, settled into the stretch with a clear lead, then responded to right hand whip by ducking into and through the rail in early stretch.”
“responded to right hand whip by ducking into and through the rail”
Nangle Nation is three; ’twas his second time under the whip.
This is horseracing.