Last week on U.S. flat tracks (racing only):

Speed Alert “fell, DNF” at Colonial
Lady Jean “vanned off” at Delaware
Over Tell “bled” at Indiana
Marrazano “vanned off” at Louisiana
Derby City “vanned off” at Belterra
Janet’s Rocket “distress…vanned off” at Canterbury
Iconic “vanned off” at Thistledown
Danceronthebeach “vanned off” at Canterbury
Big Boots “vanned off in physical distress” at Charles Town
Sway to Go “vanned off” at Arlington
Suprise Cat “vanned off” at Arlington
PRESTONS LADY AA “bled” at Golden Gate
Bellavia “vanned off” at Gulfstream
Launicabellacorona “vanned off” at Ruidoso
Tiz Penney “vanned off” at Ellis
Gemo “bled” at Gulfstream
Keepyourskateson “vanned off” at Pimlico
Say Hello to Heat “vanned off” at Ruidoso

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.)

Last week on U.S. flat tracks (racing only):

Rosies Surprise “vanned off” at Finger Lakes
V K Legacy “vanned off” at Colonial
Aznavour “vanned off” at Colonial
Thunderstruck “vanned off” at Indiana
Okie Roughneck “vanned off” at Saratoga
I Got the Time “pulled up in distress” at Thistledown
Diction “fell soon after the start, vanned off” at Emerald
Lone Star “bled, vanned off” at Sam Houston
Kk Dashing Fury “vanned off” at Sam Houston
Spectatorless “hit rail, vanned off” at Saratoga
Feisty Rubiano “went wrong” at Belterra
Excelerita “vanned off” at Ellis
Single Soul “vanned off” at Saratoga
Jillian’s Star “vanned off” at Ellis
Diamond for Crider “vanned off” at Evangeline
Mischievous Bull “vanned off” at Evangeline
Vodka N Water “fell, DNF” at Monmouth
Great Strategy “vanned off” at Ruidoso
Appreciable “vanned off” at Ellis
Intuicao “bled, vanned off” at Ellis
Synsky “vanned off” at Emerald
Fly Bo Dash “vanned off” at Prairie
Ms Purrfect “vanned off” at Ruidoso
Exhalted Spirit “fell, vanned off” at Ruidoso

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.)

Last week on U.S. flat tracks (racing only):

Emerald Rocket “lame, vanned off” at Colonial
Amnicalola “lame, vanned off” at Colonial
Sir Dashin Effort “vanned off” at Delta
Successful Cure “injured himself in the starting gate” at Parx
Zoomin for Kisses “vanned off” at Arizona
Bubba Bay “appeared to hit the rail, DNF” at Arizona
Sizzlin Grace “bled, vanned off” at Delta
Miss Ram “fell, vanned off” at Delta
Ruben’s Big Legacy “showed little [because injured?] and was vanned off” at Delaware
Sheza Strawfly “bled, vanned off” at Sam Houston
Martha’s Banner “vanned off” at Charles Town
King of Speed “vanned off” at Del Mar
Keeper Real “vanned off” at Indiana
Beastie Bok “bled, vanned off” at Sam Houston
Eyema Travelin Gal “bled, vanned off” at Sam Houston
Bernie’s On Fire “vanned off” at Pimlico
Primal Instincts “vanned off” at Pocatello
Namgis Kissinmischka “vanned off” at Ruidoso
Show Time “vanned off” at Sam Houston
Candy Carlos “returned lame [after ‘winning’], vanned off” at Delaware
Fast Dashin Diamond “vanned off” at Delta
Achievopiloto “vanned off” at Delta
Frolic More “bled” at Ellis
Thegrayspider “vanned off” at Louisiana
E J’s Gold “vanned off” at Ruidoso

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.)

Wildcat “pulled up, DNF” at Colonial
Bickley “vanned off” at Colonial
Cross the Mersey “bled, DNF” at Delaware
Df Docs Fire Secrets “bled, vanned off” at Arizona
Mj Cash Train “vanned off” at Delta
Capital Q “returned lame, vanned off” at Parx
Victory Chimes “pulled up lame after the finish” (after “winning”) at Penn
Jokingly “bled from nostrils, crossed wire in a struggle” at Belterra
Mas O Menos “pulled up in distress, vanned off” at Evangeline
Five Star Colonel “vanned off” at Indiana
Angel Britt “fell, vanned off” at Delta
A Maize Zing Rip “fell in distress” at Penn
Back Seat Hero “vanned off” at Ruidoso
Jy El Chapo “bled, vanned off” at Ruidoso
Jess Cartel Eyes “bled, vanned off” at Ruidoso
Divine Interventio “vanned off” at Delaware
A Royal Ace “vanned off” at Great Falls
Perrys Everlasting “vanned off” at Los Alamitos
Noteworthee “bled, vanned off” at Ruidoso
Runaway Motorscooter “vanned off” at Ruidoso
Whistle Stop Cafe “vanned off” at Ruidoso
Canary Islands “vanned off” at Arlington
Rejuvenate “bled” at Ellis
Wolfhand “vanned off” at Gulfstream
Rose for a Saint “hit a fallen rival and fell” at Monmouth
Service With Honor “fell, [vanned off]” at Monmouth

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.)