"He was complaining of shortness of breath," said Dr. Angelo Chinnici, medical director for the racetrack. "He had multiple soft tissue injuries and a possible concussion. He was taken to Monmouth Medical for observation and evaluation via X-ray."
Ferrer and No Veggies had just made the lead in the $7,500 claiming race at one mile and 70 yards at the top of the stretch when she broke down, unseating the rider. The 4-year-old filly was euthanized on the racetrack.