Blood samples have been sent to a laboratory in Kentucky, with results expected Tuesday. With equine herpes among the possible causes of the horse’s illness, Barn 38 has been placed under a precautionary quarantine.
Eugene Loughlin’s Smell My Carrots was trained by John Candlin, who shares Barn 38 with a number of other trainers.
Smell My Carrots last started on August 22nd at Saratoga, finishing 8th of 9 in a New York bred maiden claiming sprint, his eighth career start. The horse was scratched from yesterday’s seventh race.