Last Week’s Broken, Bleeding, and Dead

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

Rapid Assent “vanned off” at Indiana
Easy Goin’ Girl “vanned off” at Mountaineer
Mrs Poochie “bled, vanned off” at Indiana
Storm to Pass “vanned off” at Fair Meadows
Eagle Dance “catastrophic injuries to both front ankles…euthanized” at Penn
Chickie’s Place “vanned off” at Penn
Cowgirl Chick “fell, DNF” at Charles Town
Guardianne “fell, vanned off” at Delta
Glenwheresmymoney “vanned off” at Emerald
King’s Peak “vanned off” at Golden Gate
Tressels Going Grand “vanned off” at Delta
Templeton “went bad, vanned off” at Horsemen’s
Moro Chief “went wrong and fell” at Lone Star – subsequently confirmed dead
Umbrage “vanned off” at Monmouth
Heroic Street Boss “vanned off” at Prairie
Cds Wine N Dine “bled, vanned off” at Ruidoso
Pilot Points Moon “vanned off” at Ruidoso
Formal Dude “took a bad step” at Santa Anita – subsequently confirmed dead
Breaking Boundary “vanned off, reported to have bled” at Belmont
Inflection “vanned off” at Belmont
First Things First “bled, DNF” at Churchill
Simple Man “pulled up while bleeding from the nostrils” at Fair Meadows
M G Dashing Secrets “fell after wire, vanned off” at Fair Meadows
Open Them Eyes “vanned off” at Ruidoso
Hezajessforsure “bled, vanned off” at Ruidoso
Taleas Pride “vanned off” at Ruidoso
Truffalino “collapsed” at Santa Anita – subsequently confirmed dead

“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)

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  1. “Sport of Kings” ha! This is major cruelty at it’s highest level. When will we evolved to the point where people will quit going to the track and stop betting? A horse’s life for a few bucks. For god’s sake buy a lottery ticket! This is just evil.

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