Another one from the News That Sucks department — Nashoba’s Key was euthanized today after injuring herself in her stall:
Bred and owned by Warren Williamson, and trained by Carla Gaines, Nashoba’s Key won 8 of 10 starts and $1,252,090.
Gaines was unavailable for comment, but released a one-paragraph statement late Wednesday morning.
Sunshine Millions weekend is upon us, but there are still questions as to whether the Santa Anita surface will be functional by race day or if the California half of events might have to be cancelled (or moved somehow); Steve Specht, trainer of McCann’s Mojave, suggested an alternative:
“I pushed to have it at Golden [...]
It was quite a weekend of racing; things are shaping up nicely for the Breeders’ Cup. First, the West Coast:
Tiago performed well in his first outing against older horses in the Goodwood Handicap (Lava Man was scratched in favor of a race next weekend), although he was certainly tested by Awesome Gem — nevertheless, [...]