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NY Racing Officials Look Into Racehorse Deaths

Ludicrous is shielded from spectators before being taken away in an equine ambulance in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. The horse was injured coming down the stretch during the fourth race prior to the running of the Travers Stakes horse race at Saratoga Race Course. (AP Photo /Hans Pennink)
Ludicrous is shielded from spectators before being taken away in an equine ambulance in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. The horse was injured coming down the stretch during the fourth race prior to the running of the Travers Stakes horse race at Saratoga Race Course. (AP Photo /Hans Pennink)

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.—A rash of equine fatalities on Saratoga Race Course grounds over a recent five-day period has prompted state racing officials to look closer...




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