The Casualties, 10/12/15-10/18/15

The following horses were casualties on American racetracks last week:

“Broke Down” – racing-speak for dead; “Collapsed and Died”; “Euthanized”
Holistic Remedy, Mountaineer
Spring Song, Thistledown
Sky Devil, Finger Lakes
Surfcup, Santa Anita

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“Vanned Off” – carted away by ambulance, better-than-even chance dead
Everlasting Eve, Mountaineer
Royally Awesome, Zia
Well Done Son, Mountaineer
Rebellious Dreamer, Mountaineer
Jess Perfect Miracle, Zia
Real Real Soon, Penn
Cherokee Streak, Remington
Little Distorted, Belmont
Metz, Gulfstream W
Julia’s Wild Cat, Santa Anita
Destiny Joy, Penn
Pulpit Revival, Retama
Frisco Fog, Santa Anita
Hey Bro, Belmont
Laci Lynne, Delta
Forty Straight, Fresno
Tizzaroo, Remington
Smoke Police, Gulfstream W
Get in Line, Keeneland
Budder Think Twice, Los Alamitos
Pure D Gold, Zia


“Bled”; “Returned Bleeding From the Nostrils”
Ambitious Brew, Santa Anita (also vanned off)
Breach of Duty, Belmont

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(source: Equibase)

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  1. That’s good news Melinda – why was she vanned off?

    She had about 8 weeks out after her second race start and came back Oct 17 for her third start when she was up for claiming for $10,000 and was vanned off near the ¾ and unable to walk off. But as you say she’s very healthy and happy, so we should see her back racing again soon, I’d imagine.

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