Horse set to compete in Kentucky Derby euthanized after severe injury
The horse’s owner, Frank Sumpter, said Wild On Ice made a wrong step on his back right leg, which caused a fracture. The horse was taken to a clinic in Lexington where they made the decision to euthanize the horse due to the injury’s severity.
Sumpter said he’s sad at his loss because there’s always another race but there won’t be another horse like Wild On Ice.
“Wild On Ice and the Lord gave us an amazing run and it’s a tough, tough deal,” he said.
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