Injuries Put Del Mar Surface Under Microscope

The unusual concentration of catastrophic and career-ending injuries during the opening weeks of the current Del Mar meet hit home in dramatic fashion Aug. 13 when Prosperous Bid, a 3-year-old son of Mr. Prospector owned by John and Betty Mabee and trained by Bob Baffert, fractured both sesamoids of his left foreleg when he was pulled up after a morning workout.

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