Casey’s Daddy “vanned off” at Canterbury
Street Dancing “vanned off” at Golden Gate
Hero Up “vanned off” at Gulfstream
Df Docs Fire Secrets “fell, vanned off” at Arizona
Appealingly Easy “vanned off” at Arizona
Starship Zeus “vanned off” at Canterbury
La Purrisima “vanned off” (after “winning”) at Parx
Life Master Cathy “vanned off” at Penn
Cheveyo “pulled up in apparent distress, vanned off” at Evangeline
Harper Go Lucky “took a bad step, vanned off” at Gulfstream
Taleoftwobrothers “pulled up in distress, vanned off” at Gulfstream
Lota Twister “bled, vanned off” at Sam Houston
Princesa Blanca “vanned off” at Arlington
First Date “vanned off” at Churchill
Nicole Munnings “vanned off” at Monmouth
Sweet Zulu “vanned off” at Ruidoso
Chippewa Kid “DNF” at Chippewa
Classy Cay “DNF” at Chippewa
Romans Challenge “DNF” at Chippewa (all three in same race)
Last Samurai “vanned off” at Churchill
Aubrey “vanned off” at Lone Star
Kake’scharmingboy “vanned off” at Monmouth
Now Tiz Time “vanned off” at Monmouth
Military Commander “vanned off” at Pimlico

While not all the “vanned” end up dead, most do, as borne out by our year-end FOIA reports. But even if death is not the ultimate result, the above are victims nonetheless, suffering painful injuries – in the case of the bleeders, pulmonary hemorrhage – so that some men may gamble, others chase pots of gold. (For any new confirmed deaths during the week, please see our running annual list.)

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  1. This is ANIMALISTIC behaviors of human beings…greed , unfortunately our country laws encourages these barbaric acts for tax dollars

  2. It’s a no-brainer that you will never see any list like this of injured and dead horses in the “Paulick Report” by Mr. Paulick. Instead, you will see reports of the horses that are still alive and being brutalized with the emphasis on the “outside of the cup” meaning that there is a lot going on in this business of extreme EXPLOITATION of horses and the industry just wants people to bet their money on the horses. You will never see how much the horses are forced to suffer physical and mental torture. He will write about the horses and the racing and Pari-Mutuel WAGERING as though it is socially acceptable. It is NOT OKAY to EXPLOIT horses for gambling bets and financial gain WHILE DELIBERATELY CAUSING so much pain and suffering and death to the horses.
    HORSERACING is Animal Cruelty everyday!

  3. I was able to see the replay with Military Commander in its entirety. He was leading for most of the race. The other horses started catching up and that is when the “urging “started. MC was responding to the urging.The bobbling started and jockey bit the Pimlico dust. The horse had a major injury to the left front leg
    It would take a miracle for him to have made it home that day

  4. Firstly thank you Patrick for all you do to expose the injustices to horses with regards to racing. I have followed your page for a long time, even though for me as a horse owner it is always hard to read all the suffering involved that these wonderful creatures endure in the name of “entertainment”. Thank you for not giving up, thank you for highlighting the abuse that is so often hidden, thank you for all your work to educate the public, and lastly thank you for your tireless effort to make changes happen.

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