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Horses Pramedya and Homeboykris die at early Preakness Day races

Horses Pramedya and Homeboykris die at early Preakness Day races

Maryland-bred Homeboykris, a 9-year-old horse that ran in the 2010 Kentucky Derby, collapsed and died after winning the first race at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, according to a Pimlico official.

More misfortune struck in the final turn of Race 4 when Pramedya, a 4-year-old filly running out of the No. 8 position, collapsed on the turf and suffered a left-front mid-cannon-bone fracture. She was euthanized on the track.

It was just her fifth career start.

Pramedya's jockey, Daniel Centeno, fractured his right clavicle and was taken to Sinai Hospital.

Pramedya’s owners, Roy and Gretchen Jackson (Lael Stables), also owned...

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