Newton Abbot horse fatalities not linked, says British Horseracing Authority

The deaths of 4 horses at a Newton Abbot race assembly weren’t linked, in response to a preliminary investigation by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA).

The 4 animals all suffered deadly accidents throughout a gathering on Tuesday 25 June.

Hallowed Rose fell and Bala Brook was pulled up in the identical handicap hurdle race, whereas Cuzzicombe and Pleased Helen have been pulled up in different hurdle contests.

The seven-race card was run on floor that was formally good, good to agency in locations.

An in depth investigation by the BHA’s Fatality Overview Group remains to be ongoing.

“The BHA’s Racecourse and Services Supervisor is glad that there was no difficulty with the racing floor or another facility on the observe that brought about these incidents,” the BHA mentioned in an announcement., exterior

“This adopted an inspection of situations at Newton Abbot and a radical evaluation of the observe’s racing floor upkeep data.

“Whereas the person equine fatality critiques are ongoing, it has been decided that every damage was sustained in distinctive circumstances and there seems to be no exterior issue linking them.”

Newton Abbot’s security report had beforehand been good – between 2022 and 2023 there had been three fatalities out of 1,524 runners – round half the nationwide common for bounce racing.

The following assembly on the Devon course is on Friday.

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