2-year-old colt dies after suffering training injury at Los Alamitos

CYPRESS, CA - DECEMBER 01: The front of Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress, California, on Friday, December 1, 2017. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen/Digital First Media/Orange County Register via Getty Images)

A 2-year-old colt died Wednesday after suffering a training injury at Los Alamitos Race Course, the third racehorse death in five days at the Cypress track.

"See You At Front sustained an injury while galloping this morning (March 23), requiring euthanasia," Mike Marten, public information officer for the California Horse Racing Board, told City News Service.

See You At Front had not yet been raced.

He is the fifth horse to die at Los Alamitos this year and the fourth this month.

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Stolen Lives was injured in Sunday night's ninth race and later died after finishing the race in last place, according to the CHRB. He was 5 years old and had 20 career starts -- all at Los Alamitos -- and three first-place finishes.

His death came one day after the 3-year-old filly Fastidious suffered a fatal injury before the wire in Saturday night's seventh race at Los Alamitos.

Fastidious was owned by Ed Allred, who also owns Los Alamitos Race Course. She had three starts in her career, including Saturday's race -- all at Los Alamitos -- including two third-place finishes.

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Ballet Royalty, 6-year-old mare, died suddenly after a race on March 12.

Big Fabuloso, a 4-year-old gelding, died after suffering an injury while racing on Jan. 8.

Los Alamitos officials did not reply to a request for comment about any of the deaths.

Eleven horses died from a racing or training injury at Los Alamitos in 2021, and the track was briefly placed on probation by the CHRB in July 2020 due to another spate of racehorse deaths. At that time at least 20 horses had died at the track in 2020 after suffering racing or training injuries.

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