Horse Racing News
Mashnee Girl suffered an injury in the first race Sunday at Belmont Park and was euthanized, becoming the second fatality in 24 hours at the track since the Belmont Stakes.
A horse in the race following the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes had to be euthanized after an injury on the track.
Live racing will resume at Belmont Park on Friday following significant improvement in air quality conditions in the state, the New York Racing Association announced.
Racing at Belmont Park was canceled and the Nationals' home game against the Diamondbacks was postponed Thursday due to poor air quality from wildfires in Canada.
Forte enters his first Triple Crown race as the slight 5-2 favorite to win the Belmont Stakes. Forte, last year's 2-year-old champion, will start in the No. 6 post.
Churchill Downs will suspend racing and move the remainder of its spring meet to Ellis Park to conduct a review of safety and surface protocols in the wake of 12 horse fatalities over the past month.
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Chaysenbryn, a 6-year-old horse, died Thursday after suffering a right-leg injury during a race at Belmont Park ahead of next week's Triple Crown finale.
Churchill Downs is implementing new safety measures and ineligibility standards in the wake of the recent deaths of 12 horses at the home of the Kentucky Derby.
The head of horse racing's oversight authority believes Churchill Downs would accept a recommendation to pause racing if necessary as an emergency summit convenes to examine the deaths of 12 horses over the past month at the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Two horses have died the past two days following injuries at Churchill Downs, the 11th and 12th fatalities over the past month at the home of the Kentucky Derby.