Eight Belles still haunts racing (US)

Cross-posted from The Gazette, Schenectady, New York By MIKE MacADAM | Gazette Reporter | 19 Oct 2008 With the Breeders’ Cup fast approaching, the two big unsolved horse racing mysteries of 2008 remain: Why did Big Brown bomb in the Belmont Stakes? Why did Eight Belles break both front legs in the moments after the… Continue reading Eight Belles still haunts racing (US)

Trouble tolls for connections of Eight Belles

By VIVIAN GRANT Thoroughbred race horse Eight Belles was euthanized after finishing a gallant second in the 2008 Kentucky Derby this past weekend in Louisville. Much is being made in the press about the filly's death, who was put down on the track at Churchill Downs because she was unable to stand, let alone walk,… Continue reading Trouble tolls for connections of Eight Belles