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Filly euthanized after accident

Updated: May 21, 2010, 11:24 PM ET
By Mary Rampellini | Daily Racing Form

A pall was cast over Thursday night's trials for the fillies division of the Texas Thoroughbred Association Sales Futurity at Lone Star when Gold Belle, one of the most promising 2-year-olds on the grounds, was euthanized after an accident prior to the fourth race.

Gold Belle dropped her rider in the post parade, and as she got loose the "lead strap" from the pony accompanying her hit her in the face. She ran toward the clubhouse turn, hit the rail near an open gap where horses come onto ...

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