Seize the Grey went wire to wire to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, giving 88-year-old Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas a seventh victory in the race.
Video of the horseplay prompted a good deal of online hilarity, with even the state's transportation department getting into the snarky act.
The "Doggystyle" rapper said he's “been in a scene with ostriches, iguanas, all kinds of s**t” — but he refuses to interact with a certain barnyard beast.
The horses of Theodore Roosevelt National Park could be captured, then given away or auctioned under a National Park Service plan that labels them "livestock."
The mustang deaths included four horses with broken necks and a stallion with a snapped rear leg that necessitated euthanasia.
“What has happened at our track is deeply upsetting and absolutely unacceptable,” the track's CEO admitted.
The colt had stumbled on the track during a workout Thursday, although trainer Todd Pletcher had downplayed it.
“People are sick to their stomachs over this,” an advocate said of the incident, which is renewing calls to ban the tourist attraction.
Horse advocates say the roundups are being driven by ranchers who don’t want the mustangs competing with their livestock for limited forage and water.