Through a FOIA request to the Florida DBPR, I have confirmed the following kills at that state’s tracks in 2021 (this is part 2; part 1 here). Please note, however, that zero stall deaths were forwarded. In addition, the single-page “reports” mostly came without immediate causes of death. In short, Florida’s recordkeeping is, along with New Mexico’s, the worst in the nation. So, I’m absolutely certain that this is not a full accounting of Florida carnage. (Because of the paucity of information, where possible I’ve supplemented with notes from Equibase.)

Michigan Avenue, Jul 15, Gulfstream T – “deceased” (two years old)
Chit Chat Bang, Jul 22, Gulfstream T – “deceased” (two years old, coming off first race)
Disputant, Aug 13, Gulfstream T – “had a fracture” (two years old)
Bulk, Aug 20, Gulfstream R – “went wrong in the left hind”
Now a Jaguar, Aug 26, Gulfstream T – “deceased”
Autumn Heir, Aug 30, Gulfstream T – “deceased” (two years old)
Squeezadios, Sep 17, Gulfstream R – “suffered a catastrophic injury, euthanized”
Serengeti Sunshine, Sep 18, Gulfstream T – “deceased” (coming off first race)
Anaya’s Secret, Sep 26, Palm Meadows T – “deceased” (two years old)
Starship Simba, Oct 1, Gulfstream T – “deceased”
Fulmini, Oct 9, Gulfstream R – “collapsed on the gallop out” (three years old)
Sunshine City, Oct 18, Gulfstream T – “deceased” (three years old)
Estilo Exitoso, Nov 20, Tampa Bay T – “fractured scapula” (two years old)
Gator Bite, Nov 21, Tampa Bay T – “[multiple] fractures”
Mineyerownmalone, Nov 27, Tampa Bay R – “suspensory rupture”
Garter and Tie, Dec 5, Gulfstream T – “deceased”
R Big G, Dec 12, Tampa Bay T – “compound fracture, disarticulated fetlock”

Through a FOIA request to the Florida DBPR, I have confirmed the following kills at that state’s tracks thus far this year. Please note, however, that the single-page “reports” mostly came without immediate causes of death. More broadly, Florida’s recordkeeping is, along with New Mexico’s, the most slipshod in the nation. So, I’m absolutely certain that this is not a full accounting of Florida carnage. (Because of the paucity of information, I’ve supplemented some entries with notes from Equibase.)

Salto Del Sabio, Jan 3, Gulfstream T

Calamity Kat, Jan 7, Gulfstream R – “took a bad step”

Extinguish, Jan 9, Gulfstream S

Favored, Jan 15, Gulfstream R – “fell, and perished on the track” (first ever race)

The Orinoco Kraken, Jan 15, Tampa Bay T – “fractured shoulder” (two years old)

Old Main, Jan 18, Gulfstream S – “endotoxemia/laminitis” (just three years old)

Ceevee, Jan 19, Gulfstream T (hadn’t been raced in over 18 months)

Titan Charge, Jan 20, Tampa Bay T – “comminuted fracture”

Pool Shark, Jan 22, Palm Meadows T

Karen de Diva, Jan 23, Gulfstream W T (two years old, being prepped for debut)

Smarty Queen, Jan 25, Palm Meadows T

Rub My Belly, Jan 27, Gulfstream R – “suffered a catastrophic injury to RF”

Unbridled Embrace, Jan 1-Jan 31, Gulfstream W T

Air Force One, Feb 5, Gulfstream T – “right shoulder injury”

Bourbon Highway, Feb 6, Gulfstream R – “took an awkward stride”

Da Alpha, Feb 7, Tampa Bay R – “fractured neck [presumably in gate]”

Highland Moon, Feb 18, Gulfstream W T – “right shoulder fracture”

Marlon B, Feb 19, Palm Meadows T

Wicksters Dream, Feb 24, Gulfstream R – “collapsed midway around the turn”

Aquaphobia, Feb 27, Gulfstream R – “pulled up shortly after the finish”

Shootinforthemoon, Feb 28, Gulfstream T

Mozano, Mar 3, Tampa Bay R – “was pulled up in apparent distress”

Smart Warrior, Mar 3, Tampa Bay R – “fell to the course, apparent catastrophic injury”

Dosha, Mar 5, Tampa Bay R – “complete dislocation RF fetlock”

Good Friend Marvin, Mar 6, Gulfstream T

Tap the Potential, Mar 7, Palm Meadows T (two years old, being prepped for debut)

Stop the Traffic, Mar 17, Pompano R

Deal Two, Mar 18, Gulfstream R

Hickerson, Mar 18, Palm Meadows T

Nakoda, Mar 18, Palm Meadows T

Pinar, Mar 19, Tampa Bay T

Andrea’s Worry, Mar 24, Tampa Bay R – “fractured sesamoids, cannon bone”

Silent Jet, Mar 26, Tampa Bay R – “fractured sesamoid, euthanized”

What Else Is New, Apr 7, Tampa Bay T – “comminuted fracture” (coming off first race)

Princess Savanna, Apr 9, Gulfstream T

Darla, Apr 10, Gulfstream T

Naco, Apr 16, Gulfstream R (euthanized Apr 19)

Pleasant Wish, Apr 24, Tampa Bay R – “cardiovascular event – sudden death”

Allgorilla, Apr 24, Tampa Bay R – “collapsed, sudden death” (had just turned four)

Biz Maker, Apr 30, Tampa Bay R – “fell: compound, comminuted cannon fracture”

S K Flyer, Apr 30, Tampa Bay R – “fell to the track, sudden death” (three years old)

Air Traffic, May 5, Gulfstream T

Prowler, May 11, Palm Meadows T

yet-to-be-named 2-year-old, May 13, Gulfstream T – “fell and split rear legs”

Smoke ‘n’ Gloat, May 13, Gulfstream R – “collapsed near the three-sixteenths pole”

Gracefully, May 20, Gulfstream T

Geometrico, May 24, Palm Meadows S – “found [dead] at 4:20 am” (three years old)

Canaveral Ride (probably sic), Jun 4, Gulfstream S

Harper Go Lucky, Jun 4, Gulfstream R – “took a bad step”

Ghost Withthe Most, Jun 4, Palm Meadows T (two years old, being prepped for debut)

King of Rock, Jun 6, Gulfstream R – “suffered an injury to LF leg and was euthanized”

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Through a FOIA request to the Florida DBPR, I have confirmed the following kills at that state’s tracks in 2020 (this is part 2; part 1 here). Please note, however, that the single-page “reports” mostly came without immediate causes of death. More broadly, Florida’s recordkeeping is, along with New Mexico’s, the most slipshod in the nation. So, I’m absolutely certain that this is not a full accounting of Florida carnage – and I’m reporting well over 100 kills there for 2020.

Roddick, Aug 3, Gulfstream T

Masterday, Aug 7, Gulfstream T

Miss Flying Sun, Aug 8, Gulfstream T

yet-to-be-named 2-year-old, Aug 10, Gulfstream W T

Smoochin Kitten, Aug 11, Gulfstream T (3-year-old being prepped for first race)

Mapart, Aug 27, Gulfstream T (2-year-old being prepped for first race)

Concorde’s Dream, Aug 27, Gulfstream R – “stepped in a hole on the track or took a bad step”

Allurstra, Aug 28, Gulfstream R

Tempt Me, Aug 29, Gulfstream R

Channeled’s Angel, Aug 30, Gulfstream R

yet-to-be-named 2-year-old, Sep 16, Palm Meadows T

New Delhi, Sep 17, Gulfstream R

Greenmountainman, Sep 18, Gulfstream W S – “severe neurologic symptoms”

Citibike, Sep 19, Palm Meadows T (had 2 “DNFs,” including a “vanned off,” in 7 total races)

Metcalf, Sep 19, Palm Meadows T

Believe Indeed, Sep 20, Gulfstream T

Remaster, Sep 20, Gulfstream R

Taco, Oct 2, Palm Meadows T

Hidden Found, Oct 3, Palm Meadows T (2-year-old being prepped for first race)

Jax a Million, Oct 4, Gulfstream T

Roi Du Sucre, Oct 10, Gulfstream T (2-year-old being prepped for first race)

Fernanda, Oct 11, Gulfstream T

Trev, Oct 11, Palm Meadows T (10 years old)

Courage de Lion, Oct 16, Gulfstream W R – “displaced fracture”

Chandler’s Drama, Oct 24, Gulfstream W R – “sudden death – heart attack” (four years old)

Colossal Storm, Oct 24, Gulfstream W R (died Oct 25) – “had an impaction and passed away” (was “fractious” before start of that race)

True Champion, Oct 29, Gulfstream W R – “fracture, tear” (first race)

Luxe Diamond, Nov 6, Gulfstream T

Wason, Nov 6, Gulfstream T

Tapish, Nov 7, Gulfstream T – “manner of death: natural causes” (two years old)

Cabo Polonio, Nov 18, Gulfstream T

Shanghai Levi, Nov 21, Gulfstream T

R Sea Smoke, Nov 22, Gulfstream W R

Majestic Maiara, Nov 22, Gulfstream W R

Sold American, Dec 1, Gulfstream S – “laminitis, colitis” (finished 40 lengths back in last race, Nov 1)

Tribute Flag, Dec 2, Gulfstream R

Teachable Moment, Dec 15, Palm Meadows T

Dudes Got Game, Dec 26, Gulfstream R

Crazy Kiss, Dec 29, Tampa Bay T – “shoulder fracture” (2-year-old being prepped for first race)

I Am the Grey, Dec 30, Gulfstream R

Lil’s Kitten, Dec 30, Tampa Bay R

Little Nesso, Dec 31, Gulfstream T – “sesamoid fracture”

Through a FOIA request to the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, I have confirmed the following kills at that state’s tracks through June 30:

Marine Corps, Jan 1, Palm Meadows T – “euthanized due to injury of pelvis”

Berliner, Jan 1, Tampa Bay R (euthanized Jan 3) – “displaced knee fracture”

Dance Dune, Jan 1, Tampa Bay R

Power Punch, Jan 3, Gulfstream R

Third Day, Jan 6, Palm Meadows T

X Y Jet, Jan 8, Palm Meadows T

Show No Mercy, Jan 12, Gulfstream T

Salambo, Jan 12, Gulfstream R

Blingin It Back, Jan 12, Tampa Bay S – “likely GI rupture”

Salsa Criollo, Jan 12, Tampa Bay S – “colitis”

Busy Signal, Jan 13, Gulfstream T

Bigger Picture, Jan 13, Palm Meadows T (eight years old, 41 races)

Solder, Jan 18, Gulfstream T

yet-to-be-named 2-year-old, Jan 24, Gulfstream T

Strong Performance, Jan 24, Gulfstream R

Grisaceo, Jan 24, Tampa Bay T – “fractured cannon”

Bruno, Jan 26, Tampa Bay S

Gaby’s Dream, Jan 30, Gulfstream R

Stay Again, Feb 7, Gulfstream R

Foot in the Door, Feb 8, Tampa Bay R – “had heart attack” (three years old)

Mr. Philly Dilly, Feb 15, Gulfstream R

Teriyaki, Feb 15, Gulfstream R (euthanized Feb 16)

Discreet Affair, Feb 22, Tampa Bay T

Lemon Drop Candy, Feb 23, Palm Meadows T

Cutie Fantastic, Feb 29, Gulfstream T

yet-to-be-named, Mar 6, Gulfstream T

Double Whammy, Mar 6, Gulfstream R (60th race)

Gallant Bid, Mar 14, Gulfstream R (after “winning”)

Nine Point Five, Mar 16, Gulfstream W T

Scam, Mar 19, Gulfstream W S – “colic impaction” (ten years old, 58 races)

Bostaleto, Mar 21, Gulfstream R

Rox Dene, Mar 25, Gulfstream T

Creative Award, Mar 26, Gulfstream T – “fetlock failure”

Morning Princess, Mar 27, Tampa Bay R

Bravely Bold, Mar 29, Tampa Bay R – “fractured P1”

Laguna Spirit, Mar 31, Gulfstream T

Musical Lia, Apr 1, Gulfstream T – “disarticulated fetlock, open fracture”

Blessed Halo, Apr 4, Palm Meadows T

City Roc, Apr 4, Palm Meadows T

Lost for Words, Apr 5, Gulfstream T

Tizaprincessa, Apr 5, Tampa Bay R – “comminuted fracture”

Golden Tapit, Apr 8, Palm Meadows T

Shanghai Zeus, Apr 9, Gulfstream S – “colic, torsion”

Just a Duke, Apr 11, Tampa Bay R – “comminuted fracture”

Mirandus, Apr 17, Gulfstream T

Belle Mar, Apr 18, Gulfstream T

R Moody Women, Apr 19, Gulfstream T

Richest Gifts, Apr 19, Gulfstream T

Dermot, Apr 23, Gulfstream R

Mrs. Miniver, Apr 24, Gulfstream R

Sean’s Idea, Apr 30, Gulfstream R

Irked, May 2, Gulfstream R

Missandei, May 7, Gulfstream R

Eat the Ticket, May 7, Tampa Bay S – “pleuropneumonia”

Law Degree, May 9, Gulfstream W T

Flight Deck, May 15, Tampa Bay R – “open, disarticulated fetlock”

Ranita, May 21, Gulfstream R (euthanized May 22)

Pump Room, May 23, Gulfstream R – “[multiple] fractures”

Lady Love, May 30, Tampa Bay R – “pelvic fracture”

Finally the One, Jun 8, Palm Meadows T

Jackies Dream, Jun 8, Tampa Bay T – “fractured humerus”

Billy, Jun 12, Tampa Bay S

Put It On Detti, Jun 14, Gulfstream R

Transistor, Jun 17, Palm Meadows T

Koa Kani, Jun 17, Tampa Bay S – “colic”

yet-to-be-named 2-year-old, Jun 18, Gulfstream T

Liam’s Lucky Charm, Jun 22, Gulfstream T

Handsome Coyote, Jun 22, Tampa Bay R – “disarticulated fetlock, ligament damage”