Chart notes from U.S. Thoroughbred and Quarterhorse races last week.

Traders Luck “was unruly and injured at the gate” at Parx
Going With Style “pulled up bleeding from the nostrils” at Thistledown
Mon Paradis “injured, euthanized on track” at Mountaineer
Beav’s Boo “vanned off” at Thistledown
Mayfair Heights “vanned off” at Will Rogers
One Pair of Hands “injured herself in gate” at Parx
See Out “vanned off” at Penn
Rocket’s Castle “vanned off” at Charles Town
Samurai Island “went wrong, DNF” at Belterra
Singsong Bird “went wrong, vanned off” at Belterra
Ks Toomers Oaks “hit rail, DNF” at Delta
Liberater “vanned off” at Sam Houston
Reed Kan “fell, euthanized” at Belmont
J R’s Pride “vanned off” at Gulfstream
Piccadilly “fell, DNF” at Percy Warner
The Hero Next Door “fell, DNF” at Percy Warner
Aztec Bay “bled” at Pimlico
Big Hitter “vanned off” at Sunray
Brooklyn Speights “fell, DNF” at Willowdale
Market Bubble “fell, DNF” at Willowdale
Rio Moon “catastrophic injury after wire, euthanized” at Churchill
Jersey Be Good “vanned off” at Louisiana
Tinseltown Tina “vanned off” at Pimlico

While not all the “vanned” end up dead, most do, as borne out by our subsequent reporting. “Bled,” “Returned Bleeding From Nostrils”: pulmonary hemorrhage.

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  1. Who knew Charles Town even had a van??
    Seriously. They’re best known for doing all their racing kills right there on the track. Which is actually way more “HUMANE” than all the others — who almost invariably use “Vanned-Off” as a euphemism for “Taken away from public sight to be finished off.”

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