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Two more racehorses die at Saratoga

Arrogate with Mike Smith aboard ,right, pull away from the Travers Field after the start breaking a track record winning The Travers Stakes horse race at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. Arrogate with Mike Smith aboard ,right, pull away from the Travers Field after the start breaking a track record winning The Travers Stakes horse race at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. |

August 29, 2019 02:56 PM

Two more racehorses have died in Saratoga.

According to the state Gaming Commission website, a horse named Divine Miss Grey died on Monday after developing complications from surgery on her fetlock. That's a joint on her lower leg.

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The other horse, Go Big or Go Home, pulled up during a race Wednesday, was vanned off the track and euthanized.

This is the 12th horse to die this year at the Saratoga track and the 61st statewide.

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