Keyword: death

  • A King Any Other Year

    Last week, it was reported that King Glorious had died in Japan at the age of 30, having been pensioned since 2010 due to declining fertility.

  • Monzante

    Monzante's Death a Disgrace

    Racing can provide wonderful stories, such as last week's tale of Omaha and Morton Porter, and then can come right back and kick you in the head.

  • Female Jockey Dies in Car Crash

    Lucy Burch, 28, a jockey who had been competing at Harrah's Louisiana Downs, has died in a car accident, according to reports. She had been slated to ride in the fourth race at Louisiana Downs Aug. 17.

  • Yearling Colt in Kentucky Dies Of West Nile Virus

    A Thoroughbred yearling from the Lexington area has died of West Nile Virus. It is the first time this year West Nile has been identified in a horse in Kentucky, according to the state Department of Agriculture's office of the state veterinarian.

  • Jockey Killed at Beulah Park

    One jockey was killed and two others were injured Saturday when a horse stumbled coming down the stretch at Beulah Park. Arnold Ruiz, 33, of Arlington Heights, Ill., fell with Winds of Sonora and was run over by the two horses behind him, track steward Joe DeLuca said. Ruiz was pronounced dead of head injuries at Grant Hospital.

  • Tammaro's Death Ruled an Accident

    Horse trainer John Tammaro's death was an accident, officials said Thursday. Tammaro had been missing since late February, and his body was found in his car at the bottom of a roadside canal drowned.