Racehorse Euthanized After Fracturing Ankle Mid-Race

Thoroughbred racehorse Meteore was euthanized April 2 after suffering a catastrophic injury in his right lower leg in an allowance race at Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley, Calif. "Meteore sustained multiple fractures and luxation (dislocation) of his right front fetlock joint," said Rick M. Arthur, DVM, California Horse Racing Board equine medical director, adding that the major fractures were of

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