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Another horse dies at Saratoga

In this Aug. 27, 2016, file photo, horses break from the gate at the start of the Travers Stakes horse race at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs. In this Aug. 27, 2016, file photo, horses break from the gate at the start of the Travers Stakes horse race at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs. | Photo: AP Photo / Hans Pennink, File.

July 30, 2018 05:51 PM

SARATOGA SPRINGS - Another horse has died at Saratoga.

The New York State Gaming Commission says "Macho Citizen" pulled up at the 3/8 pole Saturday, was driven off the track and euthanized.

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It's the third horse death this calendar year and second this racing season. At this point last calendar year, six horses had died.

Last calendar year, a total of 21 horses died.

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