Remembering Mongolian Groom

The off hind leg of Mongolian Groom fractures at the Breeder's Cup and he is taken off of he track and destroyed.

Whenever we think of the bill still pending before Congress that would result in the creation of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority our thought turns to Mongolian Groom. Here's a replay of an event from last year. It illustrates that American racehorses have absolutely no friends within the industry. Training videos suggest Mongolian Groom… Continue reading Remembering Mongolian Groom

Kentucky Demolition Derby; horses injured and off the trail

Algorithms beats Hansen to win the Holy Bull Stakes(G3) at Gulfstream Park

It has been so long since any of the horses aimed at the Kentucky Derby have been reported injured and out of the Run for the Roses -- thankfully -- we thought the trend had run its course (pardon a very tired pun). Sadly, that is not the case. Here is what the Kentucky Derby… Continue reading Kentucky Demolition Derby; horses injured and off the trail