Dead Racehorses in California, March:

Royal Riddle, March 1, Golden Gate, “flipped on pavement in the barn area and hit her head…pronounced dead before [vet] arrived at the scene”

Tattenham, March 4, Santa Anita, race 4, “euthanized”

unidentified, week March 1-March 5, Santa Anita

unidentified, week March 1-March 5, Santa Anita

unidentified, week March 1-March 5, Santa Anita

unidentified, March 8, Golden Gate, “…horse collapsed while jogging on the main track during training hours and pronounced dead by attending track vet”

Rhett’s Image, March 10, Golden gate, race 7, “following the running of the seventh #4 Rhett’s Image was injured and fell, pulling up…track vet reported the severity of the injuries and euthanized the five year old gelding on the track”

Nowalking, March 11, Santa Anita, race 8, “pulled up, vanned off, euthanized”

unidentified, week March 6-March 12, Santa Anita

Initiative, March 12, Los Alamitos, race 2, “after the finish of the second race, the winner #6 INITIATIVE pulled up on the backside and was vanned off, euthanized”

Keihl Crissia, March 16, Golden Gate, race 4, “was injured after crossing the finish line, was transported by horse ambulance and euthanized”

A Toast To You, March 18, Golden Gate, “had been fighting an illness but the illness worsened and the horse had to be euthanized”

King’s Palace, March 18, Golden Gate, race 1, “went wrong and fell…suffered a catastrophic injury to the right front and was euthanized at the scene”

Solar Zone, March 18, Santa Anita, race 8

unidentified, week March 13-March 19, Santa Anita

unidentified “pony horse,” March 24, Golden Gate, “severe ringbone – euthanized”

unidentified, week March 20-March 26, Santa Anita

(source: California Horse Racing Board)

Dead Racehorses in California, February:

Golden Ocean, February 2, Golden Gate, race 4 – “went wrong and fell…euthanized at the scene”

Dry Ice, February 3, Cal Expo – “Post time for the seventh race was at 8:23PM. The eight horse field left the paddock at approximately 8:17PM. #1 ‘Dry Ice’ fell at approximately the 3/8 pole after the post parade. CHRB Veterinarian advised us that the horse was deceased. ‘Dry Ice’ was scratched and removed by the horse ambulance. Seventh race was off at 8:49PM. More to follow.”

Sizzling Bel, February 4, Golden Gate, race 1 – “suffered an injury to the right foreleg and was euthanized at the scene”

Spirit Rules, February 5, Golden Gate, training – “sustained an injury during training hours…euthanized”

unidentified, week January 30-February 5, Santa Anita, training

unidentified, week February 6-February 12, Santa Anita, racing/training

unidentified, week February 7-February 12, Los Alamitos, racing

unidentified, week February 7-February 12, Los Alamitos, racing

Eaglemaker, February 11, Santa Anita, race 9 – “went wrong, fell”

Storming Candy, February 19, Santa Anita, race 1 – “suffered a catastrophic injury…euthanized”

Dixie Ballet, February 19, Santa Anita, race 2 – “fell…unfortunately the horse was euthanized”

unidentified, week February 13-February 20, Santa Anita, racing/training

unidentified, week February 13-February 20, Santa Anita, racing/training

Dance the Waltz, February 24, Los Alamitos, race 2 – “went wrong and was pulled up…vanned off and euthanized”

unidentified, week February 21-February 26, Santa Anita, racing/training

(source: California Horse Racing Board)