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Barack Obama Gelding Euthanized


We’ve been talking horse racing recently here at WLT.


No, I haven’t started betting on the ponies.

No, I haven’t gone all Jim Rome on you and starting buying the ponies.

Nope, we’re talking political horse racing and the prophetic implications.

Because at this point there are just too many coincidences to ignore.

Last night I brought you this story:

“Ridin With Biden” Finishes Dead Last!

Which reminded me of this other story from last year.

Remember this?

“Heavenly Trump” Wins Thanks To An “Act of God”! [Video Fixed]

Now, what do they call it in horse racing when you hit 3 in order?

Ah yes...the trifecta!

Thanks to a reader for reminding me about the third story in the series that I forgot to include.

So we have "Heavenly Trump" in a surprise runaway first place finish...

We had "Ridin With Biden" coming in dead last...

And now for the cherry on top.

Gelding "Barack Obama" was EUTHANIZED after failing in a race in 2018.

Some of you understood that sentence immediately, but let me break down two words for you to make it really clear.

The first is "Gelding":


And the second is "Euthanized" -- as in, executed!

Oh my!

No, I'm not calling for violence, I'm just covering horse racing!

Seriously, how great is this?

A castrated "male" horse fails on the world stage and then is executed?

You don't need a degree in prophecy to understand this is a big sign:

From GoUpstate, here are more details:

A 20-year-old Anglo-Arab gelding named Barack Obama was euthanized Friday afternoon at the Tryon Equine Hospital, not far from where he was competing in the 2018 World Equestrian Games.

The horse, ridden by Team New Zealand's Jenny Champion, competed in the endurance championship earlier in the week. Because some teams were misdirected at the start, the endurance race was shortened to a 120-kilometer ride, and then a Tuesday afternoon shower caused it to be canceled completely due to concerns over the heat and humidity.

Barack Obama was taken to the games' endurance treatment clinic after being transported back from the second loop of the 120-kilometer ride, according to a statement from World Equestrian Games spokeswoman Gayle Telford. He was treated onsite for kidney problems, and then taken to the nearby equine hospital near the North Carolina-South Carolina state line.

The horse's owner consulted with Champion and the team veterinarian and chose to euthanize the animal Friday afternoon.

Barack Obama had competed in endurance events across the globe for the past nine years and had 16 FEI starts, according to Telford's statement.

Champion began riding the horse in 2014, and the team won six times.

According to FEI veterinary regulations, a post mortem will be conducted and samples will be taken from the horse.

"Wednesday’s ride was canceled due to the combination of extreme heat and humidity, an unusually high number of horses displaying clinical signs of metabolic issues, and the additional exertion required of the horses following heavy rainfall," Telford said in her statement.


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