New Mexico track confirms health status of race horses


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — State regulators say several horses that were feared dead by animal advocates following a weekend of racing at one of New Mexico’s premiere horse tracks are alive and well. Officials with the New Mexico Racing Commission said only one animal died after being injured during a race at Ruidoso Downs and that photographs and veterinary reports show the other seven were fine Monday morning.

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