Steeplechaser Arcadius dies after winning $150,000 Iroquois

Arcadius died after winning the Iroquois Steeplechase (George Walker IV- AP Photo/The Tennessean)

(AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Arcadius collapsed and died as he was being cooled down after winning the $150,000 Iroquois Steeplechase at Percy Warner Park on Saturday. The 8-year-old gelding collapsed at a station placed just beyond the finish line of the 3-mile race. Dr. Marty McInturff, one of five official veterinarians on the course, said… Continue reading Steeplechaser Arcadius dies after winning $150,000 Iroquois