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Old 05-21-2016, 02:37 PM   #1
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2 horses die at Preakness

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Old 05-21-2016, 02:45 PM   #2
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Where is the link to this story and the Preakness doesn't start for about another four hours.

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It's too bad about the horse that fell during the race.


The nine-year-old who dropped over dead after the race, it was probably just its time.
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Old 05-21-2016, 04:43 PM   #4
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Where is the link to this story and the Preakness doesn't start for about another four hours.

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Here.

It's too bad about the horse that fell during the race.


The nine-year-old who dropped over dead after the race, it was probably just its time.
My dad has a horse that is 27 years old. That's like saying after a 30 year old person died...it was just his time.
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My dad has a horse that is 27 years old. That's like saying after a 30 year old person died...it was just his time.
Cool.

I guess I don't really know how long a horse supposed to live.

I guess I was thinking more along the lines about how long a dog might typically live.

Now that you mention it 30 it would be closer to what I probably would've guessed than nine or 10.

It's relatively unusual but sometimes 30-year-old people die of natural causes.

It would probably be related to some unusual medical condition rather than it being related to that person had just run a particular distance.

It sucks but what can you do? For those people I guess it's their time, as tragically short as it is.

I watch the three Triple Crown races a year, and that's pretty much the amount of time I spend paying attention to horseracing.

I think I read on the link that they're going to perform an autopsy on the horse and see if they can discover what happened.
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I doubt your Dad's horse raced at the Preakness.
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another sport that needs to go away.
I view it as a humanitarian thing.

Getting rid of horse racing would deprive tiny little dudes the opportunity to bang smoking hot babes that without horse racing, they would have no business getting anywhere near.
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I doubt your Dad's horse raced at the Preakness.
just saying that horses can easily live to be 30 years old.
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just saying that horses can easily live to be 30 years old.
Not if you're racing at the Preakness. The chance is much great that a horse who races will break his leg/die over one who doesn't. Yes they can live past 20 but they still have a greater chance of a grave injury.
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Not if you're racing at the Preakness. The chance is much great that a horse who races will break his leg/die over one who doesn't. Yes they can live past 20 but they still have a greater chance of a grave injury.
exactly...thanks for making my point for me. Horse racing is stupid
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