On July 5th, 3-year-old Springbreaker was “pulled up in distress” in a race at Prairie Meadows. 13 days later at that same track, he finished last of 10 – 40 lengths back. He has not been heard from since. Trainer, David McShane; owner/breeder, Don Frazier.
On July 6th, 3-year-old Leadin Rusher “had to be vanned off” after a race at Prairie Meadows. In late September, she “stopped abruptly and was eased to the wire” at Thistledown. Six weeks later in another claiming race at Thistledown, she finished last of 8. She has not been heard from since. Trainer, Jim Tracy; owner, Black Oak Farm.
On July 8th, 4-year-old Star Lookout “struck a fallen rival and fell” in a race at Parx. In October, he was put to the whip twice more: second-to-last, last, a combined 54+ back. He has not been heard from since. Trainer, Ronald Dandy; owner, R & L Racing.