Secretariat Center Thoroughbred dies during hack

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Dynaskra, an eight-year-old Thoroughbred gelding (pictured left), died Friday afternoon while out on a group hack off the Maker's Mark Secretariat Center's grounds.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center (MMSC) says one of its Thoroughbreds, Dynaskra, has died during a group hack Friday afternoon off the Center’s grounds.

The Center says the eight-year-old gelding’s death was accidental.

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The MMSC did not explain the circumstances around Dynaskra’s death.

In a statement, Susanna Thomas, MMSC’s Executive Director, thanked the Kentucky Horse Park for quickly coming to help.

“Their kind and efficient assistance made a terrible situation bearable. We are so very grateful to everyone for their help and solace. Thank you all at the Kentucky Horse Park. Horses both fill our hearts with joy, and break them with sadness,” Thomas said.