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Mongolian Groom euthanized after Breeders' Cup Classic injury; 37th horse to die at Santa Anita since December

Josh Peter November 2, 2019

ARCADIA, Calif. — Mongolian Groom, a 4-year-old gelding, was euthanized Saturday at Santa Anita Park after breaking its left hind leg during the final race of the two-day Breeders’ Cup.

Jockey Abel Cedillo, who was riding Mongolian Groom during the featured $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, pulled up the horse on the final stretch.

Complete article: Mongolian Groom euthanized after Breeders' Cup Classic injury; 37th horse to die at Santa Anita since December