Another horse dies from racing injury at Los Alamitos

One more steed has actually died at Los Alamitos Race Training Course — — the 25th horse to die from an auto racing or training injury at the Cypress track this year.

Bob E McGee, a 2-year-old gelding, crossed the surface line in fourth location in Sunday night’s 4th race, however suffered a tragic injury in the cool-down and also did a complete somersault, throwing jockey Jairo Rangel. His fatality was later on validated by the California Equine Competing Board.

Bob E McGee had actually run 4 races, all at Los Alamitos. He was had by Bobby Simmons and also educated by Paul C. Jones.

Los Alamitos Race track was put on probation by the CHRB in July in feedback to this year’s wave of horse deaths, basically putting the facility at threat of having its auto racing allows put on hold.

The CHRB later on validated a plan focused on strengthening safety and security and also equine oversight at the center.

The strategy included adding an additional veterinarian to be a “roving onlooker of equines in training, while going into, leaving, or on the track,” along with a “safety guardian” that manages veterinary as well as barn methods.

The brand-new strategy also included an “entry evaluation panel” of experts that have the authority to scratch steeds for races.

Because the probation, seven horses at the track have actually passed away, five from competing hurts and two from causes provided by the CHRB as “other.”

Nighttime quarter equine racing is proceeding at Los Alamitos without followers due to the coronavirus.

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