The Broken Bodies, 12/22/14-12/28/14

Last week’s U.S. horseracing casualties.

Reported as Dead or “Broke Down” (racing-speak for dead):
Celebrate We Will, Dec 26, Aqueduct 1
Mo Bagels, Dec 26, Laurel 8
Wicked Irish, Dec 27, Aqueduct 2
Spooky Lady, Dec 27, Parx 8
Grandslamthankumam, Dec 27, Sunland 10

“Vanned Off” – horses who required an ambulance (in crudest sense of the word) to leave course; a better-than-even chance of dead:
My Debit Card, Dec 22, Delta 2
This Way Jane, Dec 22, Delta 9
Hopefromthegitgo, Dec 22, Delta 10
Hotrod Haywagon, Dec 22, Mahoning 3
Rowdy Pulpit, Dec 22, Sunland 7
Grand Rapport, Dec 26, Gulfstream 6
Dark Flight, Dec 26, Laurel 3
Lil Reef, Dec 26, Los Alamitos 1
Man of Steal, Dec 26, Sunland 3
Effortless Eagle, Dec 26, Sunland 5
Isn’t He Perfect, Dec 27, Aqueduct 4
Expedite, Dec 27, Golden Gate 5
On Appeal, Dec 27, Gulfstream 1
I Got Id, Dec 27, Gulfstream 5
Bonnet Carre, Dec 27, Laurel 9
Sweet Intimidator, Dec 27, Mahoning 8
Roses for Ben, Dec 27, Turf 6
Nate’s Dynamite, Dec 27, Turfway 7
Lock Me Away, Dec 28, Tampa Bay 4

Other:
Saraguaro, Dec 23, Gulfstream 7, fell, DNF
Equilibrium, Dec 23, Gulfstream 7, fell, DNF
Gator Jack, Dec 26, Fair Grounds 4, “stumbled very badly,” DNF
Tee Brown, Dec 26, Fair Grounds 7, “stumbled badly,” DNF
Thorin, Dec 27, Aqueduct 5, bled
Tacky Angel, Dec 27, Delta 5, bled
Silent Appeal, Dec 27, Laurel 4, pulled up, collapsed post-race

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