Death Watch

2016

   

TWENTYTHIRTYFOUR

6 year old brown gelding. He was euthanised after he fractured a hind leg.

 

 

 

 

28 August
Kaiser NZ Open Steeplechase
(4200m)
Te Aroha

 

GOOD RISK

8 year old brown mare. She fell at the second last fence and died from a fatal cardio-vascular 'event'.

 

 

 

21 August
Infusion Catering Maiden Hurdle
(3000m)
Wanganui

 

BUNKERED

7 year old brown mare. After having trouble jumping the double fence on the second unit near 1300 meters, she was pulled up. She was found to have fractured her off hind stifle (equivalent to human knee), and was euthanised.

 

 

 

13 August
Racecourse Hotel & Motor Lodge
142nd Grand National Steeplechase
(5600m)
Canterbury

 

JEDI KNIGHT

4 year old brown gelding. Fractured his front leg, after falling at a fence and was killed.

 

 

2 July
Cheltenham 2017 with Wheels
(2500m Hurdle)
Hawke's Bay

 

TU META PETA

5 year old chestnut gelding was euthanised after falling and fracturing his right shoulder.

 

 

6 June
The Rising Foundations Hurdles
(2760m Hurdle)
Auckland

 

MUSASHI

6 year old black gelding. He fell at the final jump and lay on the track for some time before being killed, after he was found to have fractured his left fore leg.

 

  6 June
Faceup - Low Fees in Real Estate
(4150m Steeplechase)
Auckland

BAHHTON

7 year old chestnut gelding. He was euthanised after falling and fracturing right shoulder.

 

  6 June
K S Browne Hurdle
(3350m Hurdle)
Auckland
     

2015

            

FIELD DAZE

7 year old gelding, who broke his pelvis after falling at a fence. He was later euthanised.

 

 

25 September
Landmark Vets Ltd
(3100m Hurdle)
Te Aroha

 

PRESTIGIOSA

8 year old grey mare. She fell. After being attended to by the veterinarian, she was euthanised.

 

 

13 September
Sweeny Townsend Insurance Brokers Rotorua and Bay of Plenty Hunt Cup
(3500m Open Hurdle)

 

SUPERCHARGED

10 year old brown gelding. He landed awkwardly and after a post race inspection revealed a hindleg fracture, he was killed.

 

 

10 July
Jo McGartland
Memorial Rst
(3000m Open Hurdles)
Timaru

 

     

2014

   

DANE RULER

10 year old gelding, euthanised after a fall.

 

2 August,
Riccarton Park NZI 
(4250m Steeplechase) Canterbury

 

     

2013

   

ROBERTY BOB

10 year old gelding who was found to have fractured his left elbow and was euthanised.

 

 

29 September
Porrit Sand (Steeplechase)
Waikato 

 

YANGMING

7 year old gelding fell heavily at the third to last fence and euthanised after suffering a fractured left shoulder.

 

 

29 September
Rioch (Hurdles)
Waikato

 

THE MISSING LINK

Landed awkwardly after jumping the fence near the 700 metres. Was found to have fractured the right shoulder and euthanised.

 

 

24 August
Karaka Demons (Hurdles)
Ellerslie

 

TED'LL DO

Faltered on landing when jumping the fence approaching the 1000 metres. His near hind leg was fractured and he was euthanised.

 

 

9 August
Phil's Motorcycles (Hurdles)
Te Aroha

 

ST PICASSO

He fell at the fourth fence. Was euthanised after bursting an artery.

 

 

9 August
Phil's Motorcycles (Hurdles)
Te Aroha

 

SUSPEND US

After hitting the fence near the 1400 metres the gelding fractured the off-front elbow and he was afterwards euthanised.

 

 

13 July
Martin Bosley Restaurant
(Hurdles)
Wellington

 

POST ONLINE

5 year old gelding, fell after jumping the second to last fence and suffered a suspected spinal injury. He was euthanised.

 

 

6 July
Business Houses (Hurdles)
Marton

 

IZZYOSLER

Failed to rise at the fence near the 1400m. He sustained a severe injury to his near-side shoulder, so was killed.

 

 

15 June
LJ Hooker (Steeple)
Manawatu

 

MIKIYAMA (NZ)

Jumped awkwardly and fell. Vet exam revealed muscle tear and the horse was euthanised the following day.

 

 

14 June
Warrnambool, Aus

 

BLAME ME

Blame Me, a 10 year old gelding, fell badly and suffered injuries to the right fore shoulder. He was killed.

 

 

8 June
Grant Plumbing (Hurdles)
Trentham

 

     

2012

   

SON OF ZOFF

He fell at the fence near the 900 metres. Euthanised due to having fractured right shoulder.

 

 

19 September
The Masters (Hurdles)
Te Arawa

 

SILENCE PLEASE

Stumbled on landing after jumping the last fence. Was found to have fractured both sesamoids and was euthanised.

 

 

19 September
Team Wealleans (Hurdles)
Te Arawa

 

NOSUCHNUMBER

Jumped several fences awkwardly. Killed after she was found to have fractured a shoulder.

 

 

3 September
Super Liquor (Hurdles)
Te Aroha

 

KEEP AHEAD

Broke down in the home straight on the first occasion sustaining an injury to the off hind leg and was subsequently euthanised.

 

 

30 August
Garden Edge (Hurdles)
Hawera

 

SOUTH ROAD

Sustained a fractured distal radius of the left foreleg on the second to last hurdle, and was euthanised.

 

 

13 July
Lion Beverage (Hurdles)
Canterbury

 

LLANAPRIZE

Was pulled up by rider and afterwards euthanised, having suffered a fracture to the right foreleg.

 

 

June
Barry Burge (Steeplechase)
Te Aroha

 

CLIMBING HIGH

Broke a leg in final training and was euthanised.

 

 

17 May
Waikato