Last Week’s Bled, Broken, and Dead

Last week in U.S. Thoroughbred and Quarterhorse races

One Fine Fellow “vanned off” at Canterbury
Candid Opinions “bad step, fell, vanned off” at Mountaineer
River Drum “in distress, vanned off” at Remington
Elm Creek Khrome “bled” at Ruidoso
Borough Boy “bad step, fell, euthanized on track” at Saratoga
Warrens Vengeance “vanned off” at Finger Lakes – subsequently confirmed dead
Distant Thoughts “vanned off” at Prairie
Valid Thor “bled, vanned off” at Retama
Perfect Rosie “went wrong, vanned off” at Delaware
Lovely Heir “vanned off” at Mountaineer
Our Boss “fell, DNF” at Thistledown
Charitable Time “vanned off” at Charles Town
Passporttovictory “bad steps, vanned off” at Belmont – subsequently confirmed dead
Ks Alabama Cartel “bad step, DNF” at Fair Grounds
Four Times Lucky “fell, vanned” at Harney
Revolting “vanned home” at Indiana
Painted Clown “returned bleeding” at Penn
Facunda “fell, vanned off” at Retama
Skat Happens “fell to the track, vanned off” at Canterbury
Brave Spirited “collapsed midway…died on the track” at Charles Town
Dawn Wall “vanned off” at Colonial
Market Alley “vanned off” at Colonial
Calex “vanned off” at Emerald
My Chief “vanned off” at Emerald
Free Ricky “took a bad step, vanned off” at Los Alamitos
Slam’s Man “vanned off” at Louisiana
Circuit Judge “eased while bleeding badly” at Penn
Bernin Sensation “bled, vanned off” at Albuquerque
Italy Red “vanned off” at Gulfstream
Pour Girl “vanned off” at Kentucky
Roman Holiday “pulled up lame, vanned off” at Laurel
Can Do Anything “vanned off” at Laurel

“Vanned Off”: unable to walk off course under own power; many of these horses will resurface on my FOIA kill-reports

“Bled,” “Returned Bleeding From Nostrils”: usually indicates pulmonary hemorrhage

(source: Equibase)

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