Last Week…

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

Java’s Lucky Lady “injured herself in the starting gate” at Parx
Word On a Wing “vanned off” at Parx
Maddie’s Surprise “reared, flipped, became lodged, scratched” at Finger Lakes
Map to My Heart “returned bleeding from the nostrils” at Thistledown
Search “vanned off” at Delaware
Going Going Gone “appeared in distress, vanned off, [euthanized]” at Finger Lakes
Star of Kodiak “vanned off” at Hawthorne
Logan’s Runner “returned bleeding from his mouth” at Parx
Burning Bright “suffered fatal cardiac event” at Saratoga
Impulsus “vanned off” at Canterbury
Forever Saucy “vanned off” at Colonial
Never Bleu “vanned off” at Delta
Two Sides of Love “hit rail, taken up” at Penn
La Aguililla “vanned off” at Saratoga
Green Millennium “vanned off” at Gulfstream
Just Another Corona “vanned off” at Horseshoe
Flying Carolina “went wrong, vanned off” at Louisiana
Her Featured Candy “vanned off” at Prairie
Chimera “bled, vanned off” at Ruidoso
Nobel “suffered catastrophic injury, euthanized on the course” at Saratoga
New York Thunder “fell, euthanized on the track” at Saratoga

“Vanned Off”: Horse injured and required equine ambulance to get off the track. 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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