Kentucky adds protocols
Updated: August 16, 2012, 1:36 PM ETBy Ron Mitchell | Bloodhorse
The veterinary staff of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has added some additional protocols to its operations in an effort to cut down on the number of equine fatalities at the state's tracks.The changes came about after eight racing fatalities occurred during the month of May at Churchill Downs. Overall, the track had 10 catastrophic injuries during the 38-day spring meet. Upon noticing the May spike in fatalities, the equine medical staff undertook additional efforts to ...
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