ARCADIA (CBSLA) — A 3-year-old colt was euthanized after fracturing his leg while training at Santa Anita.
Uncle Boogie broke his left humerus while galloping on Sunday. The attending veterinarian recommended humane euthanasia, Santa Anita officials said.READ MORE: Scorching Heat, Strong Winds Brings Elevated Wildfire Risk To LA Region
Uncle Boogie, owned by Eric Homme and trained by Andrew Lerner, had six starts in his career — four at Santa Anita and two at the Del Mar Racetrack in San Diego County — and had two first-place finishes.READ MORE: Man Struck, Killed By Hit-Run Driver In Santa Monica
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