The Week That Was

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

Fire’s Finale “returned bleeding, vanned off” at Finger Lakes
Clear Cut “returned lame, vanned off” at Parx
John Philip “bled” at Mahoning
Factum’s Pride “vanned off” at Mahoning
Golden Boss Lady “injured herself in starting gate” at Parx
Touching Aces “fell, vanned off” at Delta
Dre Me Less “vanned off” at Keeneland
Undetected “collapsed, vanned off” at Mountaineer
Southern Runner “fell, DNF” at Parx (initially reported as euthanized)
Golden Confusion “vanned off” at Delta
Flava’s Dream “suffered fatal injury, had to be euthanized on track” at Charles Town
Red Wine Time “bled” at Delaware
Atlantic Dancer “bled” at Keeneland
Cruisin Lucy “vanned off” at Keeneland
Vino Bianco “vanned off” at Remington
Comanche Peak “vanned off” at Aqueduct
Field Marshall “fell, DNF” at Great Meadows
Giantsbane “fell, DNF” at Great Meadows
Parquetry “pulled up lame” at Great Meadows
Air Force Babe “vanned off” at Gulfstream
Only Business “vanned off” at Albuquerque
Strategy Jak “vanned off” at Gulfstream
Liberal “vanned off” at Santa Anita

“Vanned Off”: Horse required equine ambulance to get off the track; while not all end up dead, most do, as borne out by our subsequent reporting. “Bled”: pulmonary hemorrhage.

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  1. It’s being reported Geaux Rocket Ride is not recovering very well post surgery. We will hope for a miracle at this point and not another casualty of this 🙏 sinister business

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