Mon-Thurs: 13 Horses Down

The following, unless otherwise noted, were “vanned off” American tracks this week.

Tuesday:
2-year-old Dirty Lil Secret, Mountaineer, race 3 (broke down)
2-year-old Tiz a Jungle, Parx, race 6 (“in apparent distress,” vanned off)

Wednesday:
3-year-old Miss McKeown, Aqueduct, race 9 (confirmed dead)
6-year-old Tobes the Man, Churchill Downs, race 7
5-year-old High On Ruston, Delta Downs, race 6
3-year-old Bunny La Jolla, Delta Downs, race 9
3-year-old Excusemeplease, Remington, race 2 (“in distress,” vanned off)
3-year-old Bling Time, Remington, race 6 (“in distress,” vanned off; her 3rd DNF, including 1 prior van off, at Remington in last 14 months)
2-year-old Regal Tam (1st career start), Turf Paradise, race 9

Thursday:
6-year-old Bringingdown Babel, Aqueduct, race 3
6-year-old Clever Shoes, Delta Downs, race 7
3-year-old Sixes Slinky Secret, Evangeline, race 7 (confirmed dead)
4-year-old She’s a Listener, Finger Lakes, race 2 (vanned off, confirmed dead)

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  1. How does this carnage continue and no outrage from the industry itself?…if they really do have the horses’ welfare as a priority? Clearly they do not.

    RIP Miss McKeown, Sixes Slinky Secret, She’s a Listener. To the other 10 horses listed here, I can only hope your welfare will be important to someone close to you…and that you do not wait for help that is never going to come.

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