The following racehorses were casualties on American tracks last week:

El Altanero, Beulah, race 7, broke down
Tanjero, Mountaineer, race 7, vanned off
Hot Little Thang, Turf, race 1, broke down
M Two Forty, Turf, race 6, bled, vanned off

Donnas Dynasty, Sunland, race 9, vanned off

Pure Afleet, Laurel, race 1, “lame,” vanned off
Flattering, Laurel, race 9, fell, DNF
Frontier Warrior, Tampa Bay, race 7, vanned off

Love Contract, Aqueduct, race 8, vanned off

I’m Wide Awake, Aqueduct, race 2, “struck the gate,” bled
Wildcat Thunder, Aqueduct, race 5, bled, DNF
Colonel By, Charles Town, race 2, broke down
Private Prayer, Fair Grounds, race 6, “stumbled badly,” DNF
Eternal Ruler, Gulfstream, race 8, vanned off
J W Blue, Laurel, race 1, vanned off
Ninety Five South, Laurel, race 1, bled, DNF
Finesse, Oaklawn, race 7, confirmed dead
Bulletsinthegun, Remington, race 11, “pulled up in distress,” vanned off
Jess Wave, Sam Houston, race 7, vanned off
Tempting Prize, Sunland, race 1, vanned off
Slew Up His Sleeve, Sunland, race 11, bled

Garden Tavern, Charles Town, race 2, confirmed dead
Pat’s Back, Golden Gate, race 5, vanned off
Royal Gallant, Gulfstream, race 5, vanned off
Diva On Demand, Laurel, race 4, broke down
Troubador Song, Mountaineer, race 3, bled, DNF
Sweetly Put, Penn, race 9, confirmed dead
Sweet as a Rose, Santa Anita, race 2, vanned off
Vagabond Shoes, Santa Anita, race 4, confirmed dead

Vengeful, Gulfstream, race 2, broke down
Letmegetmybroom, Mountaineer, race 3, vanned off
Am Another Lover, Santa Anita, race 9, vanned off
With a Miracle, Sunland, race 7, confirmed dead

Saturday at the races:

6-year-old Vagabond Shoes, running in a $200,000 Grade 2 at Santa Anita, broke down and was killed. Vagabond Shoes (below): jockey, Victor Espinoza; trainer, John Sadler; owner, Hronis Racing.


4-year-old Garden Tavern, running for $11,000 in a $5,000 claiming race at Charles Town, broke down and was killed. Garden Tavern: jockey, Carlos Castro; trainer, Henry Worcester; owner, Worcester Investments.

4-year-old Sweetly Put, running for her third trainer in the past seven months, broke down and was killed at Penn National. Sweetly Put: jockey, Luis Belmonte; trainer, Enrique Arroyo; owner, White Wabbit Wacing.

Young or mature, rich or cheap, stars or nothings, horseracing doesn’t discriminate.