Gaming Commission

Equine Breakdown, Death, Injury and Incident Database

Horse: Tapitena
Racing Type: Thoroughbred
Location/Type: Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack, Barn 11; Other
Date: 06/05/2021
Trainer: MARK L. TASSO
Weather: warm / dusk
Tapitena - Trn: Mark Tasso - horse suddenly collapsed in stall and expired, during early morning chores - hair sample(s) collected for testing - horse has been shipped to Cornell for necro - more to follow

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