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SportsHorse dies of 'medical condition' following Monday's chuckwagon races

01:00  10 july  2019
01:00  10 july  2019 Source:   calgaryherald.com

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Horse dies of 'medical condition' following Monday's chuckwagon races© Al Charest Troy Dorchester driving for CARSTAR Canada, races his wagon in heat two of the GMC Rangeland Derby at the Calgary Stampede in this 2017 file photo.

A chuckwagon horse died of “a serious internal medical condition” after falling to the track during Monday’s races, according to the Calgary Stampede.

The horse, belonging to driver Troy Dorchester, appeared injured during the second heat of Monday’s chuckwagon races. The horse fell to the track after going around the second turn on the southeast end of the course.

Several people tended to the scene to ensure Dorchester’s three other horses got back to the barns safely. The fallen horse was loaded onto a trailer that was pulled off the track by a farm tractor.

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A horse was euthanized following an injury sustained during the second heat of Wednesday’ s chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede. Earlier this week, a chuckwagon horse died of “a serious internal medical condition ” after falling to the track during Monday ’ s races .

The Stampede said Tuesday that the 14-year-old horse “required veterinary care due to a serious internal medical condition.”

It died as a result of that condition, according to the Stampede.

A postmortem exam is underway.

The gelding passed a thorough veterinary examination prior to the races. The Stampede said that there’s no indication at this time that the horse’s medical condition was specific to chuckwagon racing.

—With files from Laurence Heinen

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