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Horse euthanized at Del Mar track after fall

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DEL MAR (CBS 8) - The 6th race of the day at the Del Mar Thorough Bred Club ended in tragedy as a horse named Fantasy Free tumbled as it approached the finish line, according to witnesses.

Jockey Mike Smith was tossed and according to track officials suffered a contusion to his head and was treated at the first aid station.

While Smith was cleared to race in the 9th race, Fantasy Free was euthanized due to a broken leg.

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