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.)

Official Kisser, Jan 1, Northfield R – “fractured pastern, euthanized on track”
Smokin Joe, Jan 1, Northfield R – “compound fracture MCIII, euthanized on track”
One Fine Andi, Jan 1, Northfield R – “suspected fractured shoulder/vertebrae”
Viking Zim, Jan 2, Belmont S – “laminitis”
Kantstaros, Jan 2, Gulfstream R – “pulled up, vanned off, [euthanized]”
Powerful Force, Jan 2, Keeneland T – “[multiple] open, comminuted fractures”
Stormy D, Jan 2, Tampa Bay S – “colic” (last raced Dec 11)
Dunph, Jan 5, Belmont T – “fracture, lameness, euthanasia”
Felons Only, Jan 5, Charles Town T – “compound fracture, MCIII”
Hygh I. Q., Jan 5, Golden Gate S – “post-surgical sudden death” (three years old)
Yamboree Queen, Jan 5, Mahoning S – “found in stall with severe colic, died”
Fan Fan, Jan 5, Tampa Bay R – “biaxial sesamoid fractures”
Better Tomorrow, Jan 7, Golden Gate R (euth Jan 15) – “multiple fractures/ruptures”
Creative Plan, Jan 7, Turf R (euth Feb 11) – “[ligament damage]”
Cara’s Daydreamer, Jan 8, Aqueduct R – “injured past the wire”
Obsessed, Jan 8, Aqueduct R – “suffered an injury approaching the 3/4 pole”
Big Fabuloso, Jan 8, Los Alamitos R – “significant spinal cord compression”
My Little Dragon, Jan 8, Sunland R – “thoracic fracture”
Shining Colors, Jan 9, Parx S – “shipped with severe case of laminitis”
C Dub, Jan 10, Turf S – “pleuritis”
Icomefromdowntown, Jan 11, Penn R – “went bad, vanned off, euthanized”
Caliche, Jan 11, Sunland R – “fractured cannon”
Russian Melody, Jan 12, Penn R – “pulled up bad, vanned off, euthanized”
Pay Tavasco Rent, Jan 13, Turf S – “colic”
Hi Fidelity, Jan 14, Cal Expo S – “collapsed, seizures, head trauma”
Rakasa, Jan 14, Gulfstream R – “suffered catastrophic injury past wire”
I’m Feeling Lucky, Jan 14, Mahoning T – “[multiple] fractures, vanned off, euthanized”
Sky Writer, Jan 14, Mahoning R – “fractured sesamoids, dislocated ankle”
Fanci Lindor, Jan 14, Sam Houston T – “trauma [from collision]”
Raagheb, Jan 14, Turf R – “[multiple leg] fractures, multiple skull fractures”
Glory March, Jan 15, Charles Town R – “fractured both LF sesamoids”
Coalition Building, Jan 15, Gulfstream T – “racing-animal death”
Mugaritz, Jan 16, Golden Gate R – “multiple fractures and ruptures”
Macho Appeal, Jan 16, Oaklawn R – “pulled up on turn, euthanized on track”
Wanna Be Regal, Jan 17, Parx S – “illness, died” (raced earlier that month)
Troubleshooting, Jan 17, Sunland T – “fractured ankle”
Tamarando’s Mine, Jan 17, Turf R – “[multiple] fractures [both front limbs]”
Adorable Brittany, Jan 17, Turf R – “[multiple] open fractures; [multiple] ruptures”
Jj Jess an Meteorite, Jan 18, Louisiana R – “severe open fetlock disarticulation”
Successful Cure, Jan 18, Parx T – “injured, euthanized”
Bearpath, Jan 19, Mahoning R – “[multiple] fractures, euthanized on track”
Wed O’s Champ, Jan 19, Turf R – “dislocated fetlock, puncture wound”
Winetastic, Jan 20, Aqueduct R – “suffered an injury, euthanized on the track”
News Watch, Jan 20, Northfield R – “compounded fracture, vanned off, euthanized”
Devils Dare, Jan 21, Belmont S – “found in stall unable to stand…euthanized”
Aries, Jan 21, Turf S – “colic”
Lily Malacara, Jan 21, Turf S – “colic”
Beyound Dreams, Jan 22, Sam Houston R – “[multiple] open, compound fractures”
Western Sandman, Jan 22, Sunland R – “[multiple] fractures, euthanized in ambulance”
Brandistyled, Jan 22, Sunland R – “fractured ankle”
Beat the Odds, Jan 22, Tampa Bay T – “[broke] both front cannons” (two years old)
Vow Me Now, Jan 23, Gulfstream T – “racing-animal death”
Majestic Freedom, Jan 23, Oaklawn R (euth Feb 2) – “avascular bone necrosis”
La Aitana, Jan 24, Laurel S – “pneumonia” (raced in Dec)
Hoboken Hustle, Jan 24, Mahoning R – “[multiple] fractures, euthanized on track”
Derby Kisses, Jan 25, Belmont T – “suffered a complete P1 fracture”
CycloneSpiritwind, Jan 25, Meadows S – “illness, euthanized”
Silver Warrior, Jan 25, Sam Houston T – “[multiple] open, compound fractures”
Secret Princess, Jan 26, Mahoning T – “open, displaced fracture; euthanized on track”
Cause I’m Leavin, Jan 26, Turf T – “fractured sesamoid”
Miss Bee Hiving, Jan 27, Charles Town R (euth Jan 31) – “multiple fractures”
Church of Many, Jan 27, Charles Town R (euth Apr 22) – “multiple chips”
Circus Ride, Jan 27, Turf R – “reared, hit head on gate: brain trauma”
Bonnet, Jan 28, Laurel T – “collapsed – massive internal hemorrhage”
Sara’s Memories, Jan 28, Sunland R – “fractured carpus”
Charging Nellie, Jan 29, Fair Grounds R – “sudden death” (two years old)
Umbra, Jan 29, Gulfstream R – “pulled up, vanned off, [euthanized]” (first race)
Barqueen, Jan 30, Horseshoe S – “unknown, suspect injury from fall” (two years old)
Atrani, Jan 31, Charles Town T – “fractured fetlock”
Minit Maus, Feb 1, Belmont T – “pulled up lame…euthanized”
Bester, Feb 1, Parx T – “injured, euthanized”
Posseineffecttoo, Feb 1, Parx R – “injured, euthanized”
Green Tea Mochi, Feb 2, Oaklawn T – “pelvic fracture, euthanized”
Petion Lass, Feb 3, Laurel R – “distal portion of limb hanging by small strand of skin”
Dylans Wild Cat, Feb 3, Santa Anita T – “catastrophic fracture, [multiple] ruptures”
Anguz Fire, Feb 4, Sunland R – “fractured fetlock”
Jamerican, Feb 6, Laurel R – “catastrophic comminuted pelvic fractures”
Just Indiscreet, Feb 9, Delta R – “acute fracture”
Convert Dinario N, Feb 9, Saratoga Harness T – “possible cardiovascular collapse”
Ms Michelle, Feb 9, Turf R – “broke both front legs”
Sky’s the Limit, Feb 10, Turf R – “shattered sesamoid”
Destiny’s Charge, Feb 11, Charles Town S – “neurologic, unable to get up”
Bee Jealous, Feb 11, Charles Town R (euth Feb 12) – “slab fracture” (first ever race)
Swing Your Sword, Feb 11, Charles Town R (euth Feb 12) – “[multiple] fractures”
Timeless Joke, Feb 11, Fair Grounds R – “compound fracture, disarticulation”
Creative Plan, Feb 11, Turf T – “fractured fetlock”
Windrush Karma, Feb 12, Charles Town R – “was pulled up with a fatal injury”
Princess Lea, Feb 12, Fair Grounds R – “[multiple] fractures”
Starship Mishka, Feb 12, Gulfstream T – “racing-animal death”
Jazzy Heat, Feb 12, Sunland R – “[multiple] fractures”
Cielo d’Oro, Feb 12, Tampa Bay R – “open, displaced condyle fracture”
Upham, Feb 14, Fair Grounds R – “[multiple] compound fractures”
Pepe’s Pride, Feb 15, Belmont T – “humeral fracture”
Midnight Munchie’s, Feb 16, Parx T – “sudden death” (two years old)
Kodiak King, Feb 16, Turf R – “scapula fractured into four pieces”
Battletown, Feb 17, Charles Town T – “fractured neck” (being trained for first race)
Harbour Town, Feb 17, Charles Town T – “fractured neck” (probably related to above)
Bet On Mookie, Feb 17, San Luis Rey T – “catastrophic fracture, [multiple] ruptures”
Dazzle Time, Feb 18, Belmont S – “inoperable colic”
Papa Jr, Feb 18, Delta R – “acute fracture”
White Mist, Feb 18, Fair Grounds R – “open [through skin] fracture”
Creative Courage, Feb 18, Turfway R – “ran through fence…sudden death”
Burning Blaze, Feb 19, Meadowlands R – “sudden death: copious amounts of blood”
Torte, Feb 19, Oaklawn T – “open, bilateral sesamoid fractures, complete rupture”
Elegant Son, Feb 20, Saratoga Harness R – “apparent broken neck”
Lady of Faith, Feb 20, Sunland T – “open, complete, comminuted fracture”
Celtic Thunder, Feb 21, Remington S – “trauma in stall, [died, not euthanized]”
Uncaptured Soldier, Feb 22, Mahoning R – “[multiple] fractures, euthanized on track”
yet-to-be-named, Feb 22, Parx T – “sudden death” (two years old)
Happy Medium, Feb 24, Belmont T – “pulled up, splint, ambulanced, euthanized”
Peacebethejourney, Feb 24, Turfway R – “fell – [multiple] fractures, severe tearing”
Windsors Tail, Feb 25, Charles Town R – “taken up with a fatal injury”
Johnny Fontaine, Feb 26, Aqueduct R – “suffered an injury nearing 1/8 pole”
Geno, Feb 26, Belmont T – “suffered an injury while galloping – euthanized”
Prime Cartel, Feb 26, Rillito R – “injured at wire – fractured fetlock”
Brastika, Feb 26, Rillito R – “injured [at] 1/8 – fractured cannon”
Warren’s Showtime, Feb 26, Santa Anita T – “[multiple] open, comminuted fractures”
Secret Prize, Feb 27, Laurel R – “both sesamoids shattered, euthanized on track”
Dyna Cat, Feb 27, Rillito R – “fractured fetlock”
Irish Cream N Kafe, Feb 27, Rillito R – “flipped – head injury”
Tf Thrilling Runaway, Mar 1, Louisiana R – “pulmonary hemorrhage, died”
Sue’s Shoes, Mar 2, Tampa Bay T – “multiple fractures”
Stealth Fighter, Mar 4, Oaklawn R (euth Mar 5) – “vanned off, [euthanized]”
Supah Sista, Mar 4, Turf R – “numerous fractures, marked subcutaneous hemorrhage”
Eye of the Temple, Mar 5, Gulfstream T – “racing-animal death”
Crying for More, Mar 6, Laurel R – “[tears, both front limbs], abundant hemorrhage”
Sweet Turn, Mar 6, Parx S – “illness, euthanized” (raced four days prior)
Ar Jesus Blood, Mar 7, Louisiana R – “fell: [multiple] open fractures”
Woman Flyer, Mar 7, Parx R (euth Mar 8) – “injured, vanned off, euthanized”
Copper Peg, Mar 8, Turf T – “[multiple] fractures, [multiple] tendon lacerations”
unidentified, Mar 9, Fonner S – “EHV-1”
Awesome Remix, Mar 9, Gulfstream R – “suffered catastrophic injury” (first race)
Con Lima, Mar 9, WinStar Farm (Kentucky) S – “suffered catastrophic injuries in stall”
unidentified, Mar 10, Fonner S – “EHV-1”
Face of Victory, Mar 10, Gulfstream R – “pulled up, vanned off, [euthanized]”
Playing With Jaxs, Mar 10, Will Rogers T – “multiple fractures”
Mary Boppins Too, Mar 11, Charles Town R (euth Mar 15) – “slab fracture”
Starship Subway, Mar 11, Parx T – “injured, euthanized”
Nowak, Mar 11, Penn T – “injured, euthanized” (being prepped for first race)
Fiery Princess, Mar 11, Tampa Bay S – “sudden death” (four years old)
Distinguished, Mar 11, Turf T – “complete, comminuted neck fracture”
Black Drop, Mar 11, Turf R – “horse collapsed [after race], died within few minutes”
Ballet Royalty, Mar 12, Los Alamitos R – “collapsed – acute pulmonary hemorrhage”
Tees Kissing First, Mar 13, Louisiana R – “acute displaced fractures [two limbs]”
Shez Ifs, Mar 13, Rillito R – “injured at wire – fractured fetlock”
Herecomesangelina, Mar 14, Belmont T – “collapsed and died” (two years old)
Louisiana Charlie, Mar 15, Louisiana R – “[multiple] acute fractures”
Steph’s Spirit, Mar 16, Fair Grounds R – “[multiple] fractures”
Dig for Treasure, Mar 17, Charles Town S – “jaw/sinus”
Gene’s Birthday Surprise (sic?), Mar 17, Remington S – “thrashing in stall, [died]”
Brewery Gulch, Mar 17, Turf T – “hit steel rail – severe, acute comminuted fracture”
Dr. Grant, Mar 18, Charles Town R – “fatally injured…euthanized on the track”
Classy Jean, Mar 19, Charles Town T – “fractured sesamoid”
Fastidious, Mar 19, Los Alamitos R – “catastrophic fracture, [multiple] vertebrae”
The Last Charlie, Mar 19, Rillito R – “injured after wire – fractured fetlock”
Bali Brava, Mar 19, Rillito R – “injured at 3/8 – fractured fetlock”
Stolen Lives, Mar 20, Los Alamitos R – “phalanx entirely protruding through the skin”
Bud Lovweiser, Mar 20, Turf S – “colic”
Ruby Jane, Mar 21, Mahoning R – “severe, displaced knee fracture”
Fire N Guns, Mar 21, Remington S – “lay down and passed after vitamin injection”
Reign On, Mar 21, Turf S – “colic”
Steadfast Love, Mar 22, Belmont T – “humeral fracture, muscle atrophy”
Jersey Jim, Mar 22, Miami Valley R – “open wound, cannon [in] multiple pieces”
Lil Ms. Phyllis, Mar 22, Turf S – “colic”
Chestnut, Mar 22, Will Rogers S – “flipped, fractured skull, blood from ears”
Guided Missile, Mar 22, Will Rogers R – “collapsed dead past wire” (five years old)
See You At Front, Mar 23, Los Alamitos T – “[multiple] open, comminuted fractures”
Marquero, Mar 23, Mahoning R – “broke ankle, vanned off, euthanized”
Declared Best Card, Mar 24, Turf R – “[multiple] vertebral fractures”
A Colt Named Susie, Mar 25, Aqueduct R – “suffered an injury…euthanized on track”
Dr. Devera’s Way, Mar 25, Charles Town R – “eased with a fatal injury”
Music Mandate, Mar 25, Laurel S – “kicked gate – fracture” (raced in Feb)
Get Me Some Candy, Mar 25, Parx T – “injured, euthanized”
Cazilda Fortytales, Mar 26, Aqueduct R – “collapsed fatally” (five years old)
Noble Thought, Mar 26, Belmont T – “injured…euthanized on track”
Upfront And Gone, Mar 26, Hoosier R – “sudden death: pulmonary hemorrhage”
Grinning Tiger, Mar 27, Fair Grounds R – “open, compound, displaced fractures”
Carina, Mar 28, Mahoning R (euth Apr 8) – “broke down, deteriorated”
Ma Moos Warrior, Mar 28, Mahoning R (euth Mar 30) – “pelvic fractures”
Fillupcohensapiker, Mar 29, Parx R – “injured, vanned off, euthanized”
Travel Ban, Mar 30, Northfield R – “fractured pastern, vanned off, euthanized”
I’am a Unicorn, Mar 30, Parx R – “sudden death” (five years old)
Jaxbradenrishi, Mar 31, Charles Town R (euth Apr 18) – “[multiple] fractures, avulsion”
Thecradlewillrock, Apr 1, Tampa Bay R – “ruptured patella [before race]”
Sweet Baby Raelynn, Apr 1, Tampa Bay R – “disarticulated fetlock”
Five Alarm Robin, Apr 2, Belmont T – “collapsed and died breezing” (five years old)
Declareatruce, Apr 2, Camden (SC) R – “fell and broke his neck, dead on impact”
unidentified, Apr 2, Mountaineer S – “colic”
Lebron Hanover, Apr 2, Pocono T – “sudden death” (two years old)
Twice too Many, Apr 3, Gulfstream R (euth Apr 7) – “racing-animal death”
Candyjustice, Apr 3, Horseshoe S – “found deceased – colitis” (three years old)
Until Now, Apr 4, Charles Town T (euth Apr 8) – “fractured sesamoid”
Sawmill Favorite, Apr 4, Turf S – “colic”
Reinagol, Apr 5, Palm Meadows T – “racing-animal death”
Mt Hopy, Apr 6, Evangeline R – “displaced fracture”
Rum Chaser, Apr 6, Mahoning R – “horse collapsed and died around the 3/8 pole”
All American Candy, Apr 6, Turf R – “fell: traumatic blunt-force injury to head/neck”
Bind the Light, Apr 8, Evangeline R – “fractured scapula, died [not euthanized]”
Run the Tap, Apr 8, Keeneland R – “fracture, internal bleeding, collapsed and died”
Zenmode, Apr 8, Mahoning S – “104 fever on Apr 6; found dead Apr 8”
Good Luck Charm, Apr 8, Oaklawn T – “multiple fractures, [multiple] ruptures”
Master Q, Apr 9, Gulfstream T – “racing-animal death”
Lord Licorice, Apr 10, Aqueduct R – “fell heavily, euthanized on track”
Beach N Front, Apr 10, Remington R – “collapsed, fractured vertebrae” (first ever race)
Nashville Note, Apr 10, Tampa Bay T – “fractured pastern”
Dario’s Angel, Apr 11, Belmont S – “to [hospital] via ambulance, euthanized”
Happycrest, Apr 11, Penn T – “injured, euthanized”
Never Not Dancing, Apr 11, Saratoga Harness R – “apparent broken neck”
Lord Only Knows, Apr 11, Will Rogers R – “fractured pastern” (second ever race)
Tivano, Apr 12, Charles Town S – “found deceased in morning” (five years old)
Diamond Play, Apr 12, Gulfstream T – “racing-animal death”
Uncle Hanover, Apr 12, Pompano T – “catastrophic cannon fracture”
Powerful Ally, Apr 13, Parx S – “illness, died” (raced in Feb)
Sister Luck, Apr 14, Belmont T (euth Apr 17) – “suspected pelvic fracture”
Coco’s Man, Apr 14, Evangeline R – “acute fracture”
Stormin’ Cougar, Apr 14, Laurel R – “open disarticulation, [multiple] fractures”
Shez Ivory Hot, Apr 14, Remington S – “found dead in morning” (two years old)
Bucket Betty, Apr 15, Horseshoe S – “found deceased – colitis” (two years old)
Tango Dancer N, Apr 15, Meadowlands R – “complete, comminuted fracture”
unidentified, Apr 15, Mountaineer S – “tetanus”
Anastasia Nikki, Apr 15, Northfield T – “pelvic fracture, euthanized”
Never Say Know, Apr 16, Gulfstream T – “racing-animal death”
Brice, Apr 16, Oaklawn R – “catastrophic injury, euthanized on track”
Adolphflaminknockout, Apr 16, Remington S – “dead on arrival” (two years old)
Especially Jess, Apr 16, Remington R – “pulled up lame, ataxic in stall, euthanized”
Midnight Bourbon, Apr 17, Churchill T – “acute gastrointestinal distress”
Royally Command, Apr 17, Santa Anita R – “open fracture, severe ruptures”
Green Eye Woman, Apr 19, Turf T – “acute pelvic fracture”
Launch Pad, Apr 20, Turf T – “ran into rail: comminuted fracture, muscle tearing”
Upheaval, Apr 21, Charles Town R – “sustained fatal injury past finish line”
Union Betty, Apr 21, Laurel R – “[multiple] fractures, LF limb”
Green Light Go, Apr 22, Belmont T – “unsalvageable injuries”
Bimini, Apr 22, Palm Meadows T – “racing-animal death”
Flat Out Phoebe, Apr 22, Parx S – “illness, euthanized” (raced in Feb)
Sense of Music, Apr 23, Charles Town T – “bled both nostrils”
Scream and Shout, Apr 23, Los Alamitos R – “catastrophic fetlock breakdown”
Slightly Frosted, Apr 23, Presque Isle S – “illness, euthanized” (raced in Mar)
First Victory, Apr 24, Mountaineer R – “[multiple] fractures, ruptured ligaments”
Popizar, Apr 24, Mountaineer R – “comminuted scapula fracture”
Gottaflathaveher, Apr 25, Penn S – “illness, euthanized” (raced in Mar)
Magnolia, Apr 25, Santa Anita T – “complete fracture, [multiple] ruptures”
Cayton Kid, Apr 26, Santa Anita T – “musculoskeletal”
Beaver Creek, Apr 27, Parx R – “collapsed after finish, sudden death” (five years old)
Baby I’m Perfect, Apr 28, Belmont R – “sustained an injury at the five-furlong pole”
Lovelee Honor, Apr 28, Finger Lakes S – “colic without resolution”
Inner Wave, Apr 28, Gulfstream R – “fell, vanned off, [euthanized]”
Dtl Hot Wired, Apr 28, Remington S – “found dead, appeared to have been in distress”
Bellybutton Icon, Apr 28, Turf R – “[multiple] fractures, intracranial hemorrhage”
McEntire, Apr 29, Horseshoe S – “fatal anaphylactic reaction” (raced Apr 2)
Wicked Kiss, Apr 29, Remington R – “multiple fractures, RF knee”
Cozy Dancer, Apr 30, Belmont S – “injured in stall after getting cast”
Not So Grimm, Apr 30, Belmont R – “vanned off, euthanized in barn”
Decreed, Apr 30, Charles Town S – “seizures” (raced in Mar)
Mr. Alec, Apr 30, Charlotte (Queen’s Cup) R – “LF leg fracture prior to 9th fence”
Trustworthy, Apr 30, Fairmount R – “had to be humanely euthanized”
Bp Heroofthedynasty, Apr 30, Remington S – “colic, found dead”
Natchez Belle, May 1, Northfield S – “fractured tibia, euthanized”
Stone Palace, May 2, Belterra T – “fractured scapula, euthanized on track”
Sinless, May 2, Finger Lakes R – “appeared in distress, fell”
Wakanda, May 2, Vernon S – “found deceased in its stall”
Talia Ladybug, May 3, Parx T – “sudden death” (five years old)
Make Me Blush, May 3, Turf R – “fracture, lacerations of several ligaments/tendons”
Pink Dress, May 3, Vernon S – “neurologic symptoms, euthanized”
Tyler’s Admiral, May 3, Will Rogers S – “flipped, recumbent, blood from skull fracture”
Poppy’s Two Step, May 4, Charles Town R – “sudden death post-race” (10 years old)
Antagonist, May 4, Miami Valley R – “slowed dramatically, dropped over dead”
Thechromeweknow, May 4, Thistledown R – “[multiple] open fractures, euthanized”
Autism’s Ribbon, May 4, Turf T – “open fracture, multiple fragments penetrating skin”
yet-to-be-named 2-year-old, May 5, Belmont S – “died in his stall”
Fast Getaway, May 5, Belmont T – “injured, ambulanced, euthanized”
Liam’s Boy, May 5, Monmouth T – “complete, comminuted, displaced fracture”
The Valiant One, May 5, Turf T – “sudden death”
Madison Joy, May 7, Evangeline R – “cannon fracture”
Speedcuber, May 7, Santa Anita R (euth May 9) – “[multiple] fractures/ruptures”
Jess Dale First, May 7, Santa Cruz R – “[broke down after wire]”
What an Ox, May 9, Charles Town S – “laceration, founder” (raced in Mar)
Officer Slew, May 11, Charles Town T – “[multiple] fractures”
Quid Pro Quo, May 11, Charles Town T – “condylar fracture”
Listen to Me, May 12, Parx T – “sudden death” (three years old)
Vino Rojo, May 13, Charles Town T (euth May 14) – “slab fracture”
Pray for My Owner, May 13, Santa Anita R – “collapsed, fell awkwardly – sudden death”
Scales of Justice, May 14, Churchill R – “[multiple] fractures”
Tap Out Fast, May 14, Louisiana R – “[multiple] acute fractures”
Marsala Hanover, May 14, Meadowlands R – “sudden death: [probably] EIPH”
Monarch Beach, May 14, Pimlico R – “catastrophic injury during the gallop out”
Barraza, May 14, Santa Anita T – “[multiple] open fractures, [multiple] ruptures”
Abacus, May 14, Scioto R – “shattered pastern, euthanized”
G’s Alilcrazy, May 15, Lone Star R – “flipped in gate, fell, fractured femur”
Shaldag, May 15, Monmouth R – “multiple fractures, severe ligament fragmentation”
True Upgrade, May 17, Parx R – “suffered a catastrophic injury, euthanized”
Bit Part, May 18, Evangeline R – “displaced fracture”
No More Miracles, May 18, Finger Lakes T – “collapsed and expired after a.m. workout”
Sharpin, May 18, Mountaineer S – “colic” (had been raced 40 times)
Pigeon Forge, May 19, Charles Town R (euth May 20) – “slab fracture”
Sunkissed Jess, May 19, Remington S – “horse died 10-15 minutes after meds”
Kenny Hustle, May 20, Finger Lakes T – “suffered sudden death” (three years old)
Princessinparadise, May 20, Finger Lakes T – “injury necessitating euthanasia”
Honey Doo, May 20, Golden Gate T – “catastrophic fracture, tearing of musculature”
A Prize Wagon, May 20, Remington R – “complete avulsion of fetlock joint”
Boca Kitten, May 21, Belmont R – “went wrong, struck by foe, euthanized on track”
Blushing Mary, May 21, Charles Town T – “fractured pastern” (two years old)
Quality Production, May 21, Evangeline R – “open, compound fracture”
Creative Girl, May 21, Monmouth R – “[multiple] complete, comminuted fractures”
Show Maid, May 21, Penn T – “sudden death” (five years old)
Competent, May 23, Thistledown R – “horse fractured both RF sesamoids, euthanized”
Life Is Great, May 24, Belmont S – “sudden death [while] recovering from surgery”
Cv Cupido, May 24, Horseshoe T – “fractured scapula” (two years old)
Relentlessly, May 24, Remington S – “horse became ataxic, fell over, [died]”
Daddy Frank, May 25, Belmont T – “collided with rail”
Shamcat, May 25, Charles Town S – “stall [death]” (raced May 14)
Bold Thirst, May 25, Evangeline R – “fell: [multiple] open fractures”
House Impeachment, May 26, Penn T – “injured, euthanized”
Df Fabulous Rose, May 26, Remington R – “complete avulsion of fetlock joint”
Kw Lose the Tude, May 26, Remington R – “collapsed at speed – cannon fracture”
Urban Dance, May 27, Los Alamitos S – “ran head first into barn at full gallop”
Heza Fast Mighty, May 27, Remington R – “open, comminuted fracture”
Runpat, May 28, Horseshoe T – “[multiple] fractures”
Hunt the Front, May 29, Churchill R – “severe tearing of ligaments, avulsion”
My Panache, May 29, Golden Gate R – “[multiple] skull fractures, bled out”
Starship Boardwalk, May 30, Finger Lakes T – “flipped, possible fractured spine”
Desert Fog, May 30, Golden Gate R – “collapsed and died from exsanguination”
Hong Kong Cowboy, May 30, Golden Gate R – “[multiple] fractures/ruptures”
Bob’s Bad Boy, May 30, Lone Star R – “[multiple] fractures”
Bistraya, May 30, Louisiana R – “[multiple] acute fractures”
unidentified 2-year-old, May 30, Ocala (Florida) T – “broke down”
yet-to-be-named 2-year-old, May 31, Santa Anita T – “fracture, severe hemorrhage”
Hadlen, May 31, Thistledown R (euth Jun 2) – “displaced fracture RF leg”
Cezanne, Jun, Keeneland S – “infection”
Crossthebay, Jun 1, Mountaineer R – “took a bad step, euthanized on the track”
Dini’s Destiny, Jun 2, Belmont R – “got vanned off, x-rayed, euthanized”
Driven to Succeed, Jun 2, Charles Town T – “condyle fracture”
Tf Fortunate One, Jun 3, Delta R – “broke both front legs” (two years old)
Range War, Jun 3, Saratoga T – “injured while breezing” (being prepped for first race)
Sweet Baby Ruthie, Jun 4, Arizona S – “colic” (was raced May 29)
Speed Alley, Jun 4, Belmont S – “large colon torsion”
Gold Panda, Jun 4, Belmont T – “suffered unknown injury at 1/8 pole”
Ghaaleb’s Big Win, Jun 4, Fairmount R – “euthanized and taken off the track”
Sgt. Quincannon, Jun 4, Lone Star R – “multiple compound fractures”
Dubbed in Seattle, Jun 6, Fair Meadows R – “[multiple] open fractures”
Maybe After Later, Jun 6, Parx T – “injured, euthanized”
Silver Lyric, Jun 7, Golden Gate T – “sudden death” (four years old)
Classic Honey, Jun 7, Hoosier T – “sudden death: pulmonary hemorrhage”
Reception, Jun 7, Lone Star S – “pleuritis, pneumonia”
Custom Medina, Jun 7, Louisiana R – “[multiple] displaced fractures”
Emilia Strong, Jun 9, Penn R – “vanned off, euthanized”
Gingrich, Jun 10, Churchill R – “[multiple] open fractures”
Pevs Rio Grand, Jun 10, Fair Meadows R – “multiple fractures”
Superposition, Jun 10, Gulfstream R – “pulled up, vanned off, [euthanized]”
King Seraf, Jun 10, Laurel T – “colic” (worked out earlier)
Whiskey Allround, Jun 10, Sam Houston R (euth Jun 11) – “collapsed at start; paralysis”
Miniconjou, Jun 11, Churchill R – “collapsed on the track and died” (three years old)
Miss Yum Yum, Jun 11, Delaware R – “injured, euthanized”
Badgerville, Jun 12, Belmont T – “collapsed and died” (three years old)
Slew Tang Clan, Jun 13, Parx R – “suffered a catastrophic injury, euthanized”
Da Dynasty Diva, Jun 14, Fair Meadows R – “fracture, disarticulation”
Cannon Can, Jun 14, Hoosier T – “sudden death – diffuse, extensive hemorrhage”
Mandate, Jun 14, Parx R – “suffered a catastrophic injury, euthanized”
Run With Grace, Jun 14, Thistledown R – “open, displaced fracture; dislocated ankle”
Sassy’s Prospector, Jun 15, Evangeline R – “[multiple] fractures”
Untuckit, Jun 15, Los Alamitos S – “Four-year-old found dead, cause undetermined”
Ride With Me, Jun 15, Presque Isle T – “injured, euthanized”
Frontal Assault, Jun 17, Belterra S – “bled profusely in stall – blood all over”
Blameworthy, Jun 17, Belterra R – “sesamoids fractured, attachments avulsed”
Bought by Diva, Jun 17, Charles Town S – “colitis” (raced Jun 3)
Resurrected Noble, Jun 17, Golden Gate S – “laminitis” (three years old)
Stormin Hank, Jun 18, Lone Star R – “[multiple] comminuted fractures”
Fighting Miss, Jun 18, Mountaineer T – “comminuted scapula fracture”
Dashin Maxx, Jun 18, Sam Houston R – “fracture past wire”
Kodiak Sky, Jun 19, Louisiana R – “displaced fetlock”
Cool Acclaim, Jun 19, Sacramento T – “[multiple] fractures, ligament rupture”
Super Steamy, Jun 21, Belterra R – “ligaments completely avulsed, joint disarticulated”
Carete, Jun 22, Arizona T – “sudden death” (four years old)
Supernova, Jun 22, Saratoga S – “apparent peritonitis”
Malintent, Jun 23, Canterbury R – “suffered apparent catastrophic injury, fell”
Bahamian Girl, Jun 23, Charles Town R (euth Jun 24) – “heatstroke, fractured pelvis”
The Geauxt, Jun 23, Delta R – “multiple comminuted fractures”
Miss Fraulein, Jun 24, Charles Town S – “infection, laminitis”
Parker’s Gold, Jun 24, Emerald R – “took a bad step, fell”
yet-to-be-named 2-year-old, Jun 24, Northfield S – “colic/impaction, euthanized”
Cheap Cheap Cheap, Jun 24, Pleasanton R – “sesamoid fracture”
Proof of Love, Jun 25, Cal Expo T – “[multiple] fractures, [multiple] tears”
Miss Margaret Ann, Jun 25, Monmouth S – “colic” (trained Jun 14)
Untwisted, Jun 25, Parx R – “injured, vanned off, euthanized”
Fox On the Run, Jun 25, Thistledown R – “open, displaced fractures”
yet-to-be-named 2-year-old, Jun 26, Arizona T – “head/neck trauma”
Billups, Jun 26, Horseshoe S – “sudden death” (four years old, raced six days prior)
Independence Law, Jun 26, Monmouth R – “[multiple] fractures, extensive damage”
Chiquito Baby, Jun 26, Monmouth R – “fell – bone through skin”
Cash Icon, Jun 27, Arizona R – “blunt-force trauma: fracture, exposed fragments”
Outlaw, Jun 27, Arizona R – “[multiple] fractures, tendon sheath fully torn”
Tango, Jun 27, Horseshoe S – “death on trailer, suspect colic”
Dream Fever, Jun 27, Thistledown R – “distressed post-race, went down, died”
Dramatic Queen, Jun 29, Delta R – “acute trauma” (probably in gate)
Pharoah’s Sympathy, Jun 29, Thistledown R – “fractured scapula”
Magical Jesse, Jun 30, Retama R – “[multiple] fractures”
Bucky Bay, Jun 30, Retama R – “open fracture past wire”
True Hero, Jun 30, Thistledown R – “hit rail, fell, euthanized”
Sticky Issue, Jul 1, Churchill R – “[multiple] fractures, large amount of hemorrhage”
Jf Princess Storm, Jul 2, Fair Meadows R – “[multiple] fractures”
Action for Autism, Jul 2, Pleasanton R – “lost action”
Vindatude, Jul 3, Saratoga T – “collapsed and expired” (three years old)
Enid, Jul 4, Churchill R – “[multiple] fractures, tearing of digital vein”
Ruby Red Rocks, Jul 4, Saratoga Harness R – “broke down near 3/4 pole”
Horns For Three, Jul 7, Northfield R – “horse slowed down, fell, dead on arrival”
Heavy Handed Hanna, Jul 8, Buffalo R – “complete open fracture, euthanized on track”
Sip’n Dip, Jul 8, Monmouth R – “hit the rail, stumbled badly and fell”
My First Grammy, Jul 9, Belmont R – “broke leg after the wire”
Alfred Hanover, Jul 11, Northfield R – “drowned” (two years old)
One More Fly, Jul 16, Los Alamitos T – “musculoskeletal” (two years old)
Yei Yei, Jul 19, Parx R – “fell, catastrophic injury, euthanized”
Night Girl, Jul 20, Del Mar T – “sudden death” (two years old)
Fox Valley Adele, Jul 22, Meadowlands R – “possible heart attack” (two years old)
Megameister, Jul 23, Sacramento R – “[multiple] comminuted [9 pieces] fractures”
Rapacious, Jul 26, Los Alamitos T
Baby Got Back, Jul 26, Tioga S – “euthanized due to medical condition” (raced Jul 16)
Little Christy, Jul 27, Mountaineer R – “broke down, euthanized on track”
Platinum Ice, Jul 27, Parx R – “suffered a catastrophic injury, euthanized”
Racin’ Jacin, Jul 27, Thistledown R – “suffered injury, completed course, euthanized”
Black Lives Matter, Jul 29, Texas S – “died after sperm-collection/castration”
The Big S, Jul 30, Delaware R – “something went awry, euthanized”
Smokin Hot Fire, Jul 30, Los Alamitos R – “fell past wire”
Munny One, Jul 31, Del Mar T – “sudden death” (two years old)
unidentified, Aug, Delaware S – “EHV-1 symptoms, euthanized”
Show Your Cards, Aug 3, Del Mar T – “catastrophic fracture”
Credit Event, Aug 6, Saratoga T – “fractured leg, euthanized”
Plurality, Aug 6, Saratoga T – “collided with another horse”
Hey Hey Haley, Aug 8, Monmouth T
Mo Jets, Aug 9, Belmont S – “developed laminitis, euthanized” (two years old)
Practice Squad, Aug 10, Saratoga T – “sustained leg injury, euthanized on track”
Awesome Gerry, Aug 10, Saratoga R – “suffered an injury, euthanized on track”
Salt Cay, Aug 11, Saratoga R – “injured, vanned off, euthanized”
Conversational, Aug 13, Churchill R – “suffered catastrophic injury to LF”
Typhonpedia, Aug 13, Tioga R – “horse collapsed on the track” (two years old)
Super Quick, Aug 14, Ellis R – “catastrophic injury, euthanized on track”
yet-to-be-named 1-year-old, Aug 15, Pleasanton S – “accident”
Little Princess, Aug 16, Los Alamitos S – “flipped – extensive hemorrhaging in skull”
Answer In, Aug 17, Saratoga S – “laminitis” (last raced Jul 16)
Miss Sugar Hill, Aug 18, Del Mar T – “sudden death” (three years old)
Rush to Honor, Aug 18, Saratoga R – “injured after wire, vanned off, euthanized”
yet-to-be-named 2-year-old, Aug 21, Saratoga T – “injured, pulled up, euthanized”
Stone Heart, Aug 29, Finger Lakes S – “unresolved osteomyelitis” (raced 60 times)
Lucky Sitka, Sep 3, Finger Lakes S – “expired in her stall, colic” (raced Aug 22)
Mia Solina, Sep 4, Golden Gate R – “pulled up, vanned off, [euthanized]”
Union of Thoughts, Sep 4, Saratoga T – “sustained leg injuries, euthanized on track”
Inhonorofowenjr, Sep 7, Finger Lakes R – “collapsed and expired” (five years old)
Nevans, Sep 8, Thistledown R – “suffered injury, pulled up, euthanized”
Clear the Deck, Sep 10, Saratoga T – “suffered injuries while training”
Goneghost, Sep 13, Fairmount R – “fell…humanely euthanized”
Moriah Dance, Sep 15, Belmont T – “pulled up past wire, ambulanced, euthanized”
Open Book, Sep 15, Finger Lakes T – “[multiple] fractures”
No Code, Sep 17, Belmont T – “collapsed and died after breezing” (three years old)
Catzalionbythetale, Sep 17, Finger Lakes S – “unresolved colic” (was raced Sep 13)
Echosmith, Sep 18, Santa Anita T
Right in Tune, Sep 21, Parx R – “suffered catastrophic injury, euthanized”
Ms. Kavanaugh, Sep 23, Belmont T – “suffered injury, euthanized on track”
Palm Reader, Sep 23, Delaware R – “fell past the finish, expired on the track”
Invictatatus, Sep 27, Los Alamitos S – “sudden death” (was trained three days prior)
Sapphire Royalty, Sep 28, Parx R – “suffered catastrophic injury…euthanized”
Rocket’s Red Glare, Sep 29, Belmont R – “took a bad step, euthanized on track”
Johneedwnthestreet, Oct 1, Golden Gate S – “neurological” (three years old)
River of No Return, Oct 6, Aqueduct R – “fell heavily to ground…euthanized on track”
Sergeant Wild Bill, Oct 6, Delaware R – “broke down, fell, euthanized on track”
No Ice Cream, Oct 6, Santa Anita T – “sudden death” (three years old)
Machenbank, Oct 8, Middleburg R – “broke leg, [euthanized]”
Hey Hey Dancer, Oct 9, Monmouth T – “suffered a training accident”
Grecian Admiral, Oct 12, Charles Town R – “pulled up lame, euthanized on track”
Town Square, Oct 13, Belmont T – “collision, multiple injuries, euthanized on track”
Azaria, Oct 14, Aqueduct R – “catastrophic injury…distress…euthanized on track”
Lillie and Nan, Oct 17, Mountaineer R – “fell…euthanized on the track”
Decline to Rule, Oct 20, Los Alamitos T – “accident”
Hooky Player, Oct 21, Laurel R – “fell, catastrophic injury, euthanized on track”
Heaven’s Music, Oct 21, Santa Anita R – “injured, vanned off, euthanized”
Diablo D Oro, Oct 22, Delaware R – “horse broke down; horse was euthanized”
Hurtgen Forest, Oct 22, Great Meadow R – “suffered fracture, euthanized on course”
Companys Coming, Oct 26, Mountaineer R – “took a bad step…euthanized on track”
January Magic, Oct 27, Los Alamitos T – “musculoskeletal”
Boyle’s Law, Oct 28, Finger Lakes T – “fractured cannon, euthanized”
Paddock Boss, Oct 30, Churchill R – “one-horse spill, euthanized”
Apollitical Jet, Oct 30, Los Alamitos R – “sudden death” (two years old)
Cabernet, Nov 1, Dayton R – “suddenly fell to her death”
Mountain Climber, Nov 1, Finger Lakes S – “unresolved laminitis” (two years old)
Sounion, Nov 2, Mahoning R – “bad step, pulled up, euthanized”
Song for Someone, Nov 5, Montpelier R – “within 30 seconds he was expiring”
Towering Orbit, Nov 10, Aqueduct R – “pulled up, vanned off, [euthanized]”
Kazuhiko, Nov 11, Del Mar R – “sudden death” (five years old)
Cajun Commander, Nov 12, Aqueduct R – “injured, vanned off, euthanized”
Quirt, Nov 13, Del Mar S – “gastrointestinal”
Coast of Roan, Nov 13, Del Mar R – “sudden death” (six years old)
Till Then, Nov 13, Mountaineer R – “took bad step…euthanized on track”
Golani Brigade, Nov 14, Finger Lakes R – “in distress…euthanized on track”
Trinity Titoli, Nov 16, Finger Lakes R – “in distress…euthanized on track”
Dub Town, Nov 16, Golden Gate S – “colic”
Thewheelsonthebus, Nov 17, Finger Lakes T – “fractured shoulder” (two years old)
Stormy Lass, Nov 19, Aqueduct R – “collapsed and died after wire” (two years old)
Majestic Sam, Nov 19, Santa Anita T – “musculoskeletal”
Biondi, Nov 20, Aqueduct R – “eased, pulled up, vanned off, [euthanized]”
Iamcuziwannab, Nov 20, Saratoga Harness S – “euthanized in stall”
Pistachio Princess, Nov 21, Los Alamitos T – “sudden death” (four years old)

The Killing Fields: Dead Racehorses at the Various Tracks (498, and counting)

Arizona
Arizona Downs: 5 dead racehorses
Rillito Park: 7 dead racehorses
Turf Paradise: 32 dead racehorses
Santa Cruz: 1 dead racehorse

Arkansas
Oaklawn Park: 7 dead racehorses

California
Del Mar: 7 dead racehorses
Golden Gate Fields: 12 dead racehorses
Los Alamitos Race Course: 17 dead racehorses
Santa Anita Park: 13 dead racehorses
Sacramento: 2 dead racehorses
San Luis Rey: 1 dead racehorse
Cal Expo: 2 dead racehorses
Pleasanton: 3 dead racehorses

Colorado
Arapahoe Park:

Delaware
Delaware Park: 6 dead racehorses

Florida
Gulfstream Park: 15 dead racehorses
Tampa Bay Downs: 9 dead racehorses
Palm Meadows Training Facility: 2 dead racehorses
Pompano Park: 1 dead racehorse
Ocala (Breeze Show): 1 dead racehorse

Illinois
Fairmount Park: 3 dead racehorses
Hawthorne Race Course:

Indiana
Horseshoe: 8 dead racehorses
Hoosier Park: 3 dead racehorses

Iowa
Prairie Meadows:

Kentucky
Churchill Downs: 9 dead racehorses
Ellis Park: 1 dead racehorse
Keeneland: 3 dead racehorses
Kentucky Downs:
Turfway Park: 2 dead racehorses
WinStar Farm: 1 dead racehorse

Louisiana
Delta Downs: 5 dead racehorses
Evangeline Downs: 8 dead racehorses
Fair Grounds: 7 dead racehorses
Louisiana Downs: 9 dead racehorses

Maryland
Laurel Park: 11 dead racehorses
Pimlico Race Course: 1 dead racehorse

Minnesota
Canterbury Park: 1 dead racehorse

Nebraska
Columbus Racing:
Fonner Park: 2 dead racehorses
Horsemen’s Park:
Lincoln Race Course:

New Jersey
Monmouth Park: 9 dead racehorses
Meadowlands: 4 dead racehorse

New Mexico
Albuquerque:
Ruidoso Downs:
Sunland Park: 9 dead racehorses
Sunray Park:
Zia Park:

New York
Aqueduct Racetrack: 13 dead racehorses
Belmont Park: 35 dead racehorses
Finger Lakes Racetrack: 16 dead racehorses
Saratoga Race Course: 13 dead racehorses
Batavia Downs:
Buffalo Raceway: 1 dead racehorse
Monticello Raceway:
Saratoga Harness: 5 dead racehorses
Tioga Downs: 2 dead racehorses
Vernon Downs: 2 dead racehorses

North Carolina
Charlotte (Queen’s Cup): 1 dead racehorse

Ohio
Belterra Park: 4 dead racehorses
Mahoning Valley: 14 dead racehorses
Thistledown: 10 dead racehorses
Dayton Raceway: 1 dead racehorse
Miami Valley: 2 dead racehorses
Northfield Park: 10 dead racehorses
Scioto Downs: 1 dead racehorse

Oklahoma
Fair Meadows: 4 dead racehorses
Remington Park: 16 dead racehorses
Will Rogers Downs: 5 dead racehorses

Oregon
Grants Pass:

Pennsylvania
Parx Racing: 27 dead racehorses
Penn National: 8 dead racehorses
Presque Isle Downs: 2 dead racehorses
Meadows: 1 dead racehorse
Pocono: 1 dead racehorse

South Carolina
Camden (steeplechase): 1 dead racehorse

Texas
Lone Star Park: 5 dead racehorses
Retama Park: 2 dead racehorses
Sam Houston Park: 5 dead racehorses
Gillespie County Fair:
Texas clinic: 1 dead racehorse

Virginia
Colonial Downs:
Great Meadow: 1 dead racehorse
Middleburg: 1 dead racehorse
Montpelier: 1 dead racehorse

Washington
Emerald Downs: 1 dead racehorse
Sun Downs:

West Virginia
Charles Town Races: 36 dead racehorses
Mountaineer Racetrack: 11 dead racehorses

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
Montana Department of Commerce
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. – Patrick Battuello