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Fatal Injury To 2011 Korean Horse-of-Year Mister Park

Thursday, 7th June 2012

In South Korea 5YO Mister Park, the 2011 Horse-Of-The-Year who last October "set a Korean record of 17 consecutive victories" was euthanased "after suffering a rupture of the distal sesamoid ligament as he came to win his latest race at Busan" reported racingpost.com. Mister Park (a Korean-bred son of Ecton Park, trained by Kim Young Kwan) had won 19 of 21 career starts & "was a national hero, with his races shown on Korean news channels, while there was also a TV documentary made about him & even a Mister Park children's stuffed toy was marketed".

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