The Week in Racing

Last week in U.S. Horseracing (not including training, not including harness).

Mama’s Hope “injured…then euthanized” at Mahoning
Aloha Spirit “vanned off” at Turf
Give Some Love “vanned off” at Sunland
Milvado “vanned off” at Aqueduct
Catliketendencies “vanned off” at Charles Town
Sun Valley Star “vanned off” at Charles Town
Myladycharlotte “vanned off” at Charles Town
K. Renee “vanned off” at Charles Town
Ten P M “vanned off” at Evangeline
Southwick “suffered a catastrophic injury and was euthanized” at Mahoning
Greek God “returned bleeding” at Penn
Castlewood Terrace “vanned off” at Hawthorne
Amandine “went wrong” at Keeneland – subsequently confirmed dead
Discreet Lover “vanned off” at Charles Town
Atlantic Slew “fell, vanned off” at Fonner
Ardrahan “fell and was euthanized” at Grand National
Valeria Queen “vanned off” at Gulfstream
Sing One Song “vanned off” at Hawthorne
Into Morocco “vanned off” at Keeneland
It’s All Up to You “went wrong, fell” at Lone Star
Montt “went wrong, vanned off” at Lone Star
Won Hot Cartel “bled” at Remington
Taxation “vanned off” at Sunland
Athera “vanned off” at Gulfstream
Thisonesmylife “vanned off” at Lone Star
Roman Music “bled” at Sunland

“broke down,” “euthanized” – speak for themselves
“vanned off” – many if not most will resurface on my year-end FOIA killed-reports
“bled,” “returned bleeding from nostrils” – typically indicates pulmonary hemorrhage

(source: Equibase)


  1. I hope there is a law against using performance enhancing drugs on horses. Does any one know?

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