Killed, 2022

Horses Killed on or at U.S. Tracks, 2022 (R: Racing; T: Training; S: Stall) (Please note: This list will grow exponentially as FOIA documents start to come in. For context, please see killed lists from previous years.)

unidentified, Jan 1, Northfield R
unidentified, Jan 1, Northfield R
unidentified, Jan 1, Northfield R
Viking Zim, Jan 2, Belmont S – “laminitis”
Dunph, Jan 5, Belmont T – “fracture, lameness, euthanasia”
Hygh I. Q., Jan 5, Golden Gate S – “non-musculoskeletal”
Better Tomorrow, Jan 7, Golden Gate R (euthanized Jan 15) – “lost action”
Obsessed, Jan 8, Aqueduct R – “suffered an injury approaching the 3/4 pole”
Big Fabuloso, Jan 8, Los Alamitos R
Hi Fidelity, Jan 14, Cal Expo R
Rakasa, Jan 14, Gulfstream R – “suffered catastrophic injury past wire”
Sky Writer, Jan 14, Mahoning R – “took a bad step…euthanized on track”
Mugaritz, Jan 16, Golden Gate R – “lost action”
Bearpath, Jan 19, Mahoning R – “took a bad step…euthanized on track”
Winetastic, Jan 20, Aqueduct R – “suffered an injury, euthanized on the track”

The Killing Fields: Dead Racehorses at the Various Tracks (15, and counting)

Arizona
Arizona Downs:
Rillito Park:
Turf Paradise:

Arkansas
Oaklawn Park:

California
Del Mar:
Golden Gate Fields: 3 dead racehorses
Los Alamitos Race Course: 1 dead racehorse
Santa Anita Park:
San Luis Rey:
Cal Expo: 1 dead racehorse

Colorado
Arapahoe Park:

Delaware
Delaware Park:

Florida
Gulfstream Park: 1 dead racehorse
Tampa Bay Downs:
Palm Meadows Training Facility:
Pompano Park: 1 dead racehorse

Illinois
Fairmount Park:
Hawthorne Race Course:

Indiana
Indiana Grand:
Hoosier Park:

Iowa
Prairie Meadows:

Kentucky
Churchill Downs:
Ellis Park:
Keeneland:
Kentucky Downs:
Turfway Park:

Louisiana
Delta Downs:
Evangeline Downs:
Fair Grounds:
Louisiana Downs:

Maryland
Laurel Park:
Pimlico Race Course:
Timonium:

Minnesota
Canterbury Park:

Nebraska
Columbus Racing:
Fonner Park:
Horsemen’s Park:
Lincoln Race Course:

New Jersey
Monmouth Park:
The Meadowlands:

New Mexico
Albuquerque:
Ruidoso Downs:
Sunland Park:
Sunray Park:
Zia Park:

New York
Aqueduct Racetrack: 2 dead racehorses
Belmont Park: 2 dead racehorses
Finger Lakes Racetrack:
Saratoga Race Course:
Batavia Downs:
Buffalo Raceway:
Monticello Raceway:
Tioga Downs:
Vernon Downs:

North Carolina
Charlotte Steeplechase:

Ohio
Belterra Park:
Mahoning Valley: 2 dead racehorses
Thistledown:
Miami Valley:
Northfield Park: 3 dead racehorses

Oklahoma
Fair Meadows:
Remington Park:
Will Rogers Downs:

Oregon
Grants Pass:

Pennsylvania
Parx Racing:
Penn National:
Presque Isle Downs:
Meadows:
Pocono:
Pennsylvania Hunt:

Tennessee
Percy Warner:

Texas
Lone Star Park:
Retama Park:
Sam Houston Park:
Gillespie County Fair:

Virginia
Colonial Downs:
Great Meadow:
Middleburg:

Washington
Emerald Downs:
Sun Downs:

West Virginia
Charles Town Races:
Mountaineer Racetrack:

Wyoming
Energy Downs:
Sweetwater Downs:

Sources:
Arizona Department of Gaming
California Horse Racing Board
Colorado Department of Revenue
Delaware Racing Commission
Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Idaho Racing Commission
Illinois Racing Board
Indiana Horse Racing Commission
Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission
Louisiana Racing Commission
Maine Department of Agriculture
Maryland Racing Commission
Massachusetts Gaming Commission
Michigan Gaming Control Board
Minnesota Racing Commission
Nebraska State Racing Commission
Nevada Gaming Control Board
New Jersey Racing Commission
New Mexico Racing Commission
New York State Gaming Commission
North Dakota Racing Commission
Ohio State Racing Commission
Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission
Oregon Racing Commission
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Texas Racing Commission
Virginia Racing Commission
Washington Horse Racing Commission
West Virginia Racing Commission
Wyoming Pari-Mutuel Commission
Equibase
National Steeplechase Association
Press
Track Officials

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this list. That said, my information is only as good as the information I receive. If it can be proved that a horse appears in error, I will dutifully remove.