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)