Thoroughbred American Chance Dead

Nationally ranked and top ranking New York Thoroughbred sire American Chance died on Tuesday, Oct. 18 while standing Southern Hemisphere duties at La Providencia in Argentina. The San Isidro Equine Hospital in Buenos Aires cited colitis-X as the cause of American Chance's death.

According to the Merck Veterinary Manual, colitis-X is a peracute, fatal disease of horses that i

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