For $2 Bets…

Last week on U.S. flat tracks (racing only).

“Vanned Off”: horse required an ambulance to get off the track; while not all the “vanned” end up dead, most do, as borne out by my FOIA reports

“Bled”: typically indicates pulmonary hemorrhage

Winning Sound “fell, DNF” at Grants Pass
National Browser “fell, DNF” at Grants Pass
Sturgeon “vanned off” at Indiana
Candy Classic “suffered a catastrophic injury…euthanized” at Thistledown
Quite a Moonglow “vanned off” at Indiana
Odds Are “returned bleeding from the nostrils” at Parx
Windy Point “vanned off” at Emerald
Silverzar “vanned off” at Penn
Best Bud “vanned off” at Presque Isle
More Than Striking “bled” at Presque Isle
Hit It Up “vanned off” at Los Alamitos
Brewster “vanned off” at Remington
Aint Your Darlin “fell, vanned off” at Will Rogers
Heeza Prince “broke down” at Will Rogers
Dulce Suenos “broke down” at Will Rogers
Huyana “fell, DNF” at Great Meadow
Satish “hit rail, fell, DNF” at Great Meadow
Chandler’s Drama “collapsed falling heavily, vanned off” at Gulfstream W
Double Down On Me “injured after wire, vanned off” at Lone Star
Murtagh “bled” at Mahoning
Caposqueen “vanned off” at Will Rogers
Magical Charm “bled” at Belmont
Big Lake “bled” at Churchill

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  1. These horses just don’t deserve to be mistreated and the people who inflict this hideous suffering on the horses deserve to be punished by law.

    • The horseracing industry is self-regulated and therein lies the death knell for the horses.

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