Del Mar: Increase in horse deaths attributed to ‘bad luck’

Cross-posted from North County Times Written by JEFF NAHILL DEL MAR -- When a 3-year-old gelding named Burns was injured in the clubhouse turn of the Del Mar Derby on Sept. 4, jockey Patrick Valenzuela jumped off as quickly as he could. But there was no saving the thoroughbred, which suffered broken sesamoids and had… Continue reading Del Mar: Increase in horse deaths attributed to ‘bad luck’