From Louisiana Downs yesterday afternoon:
In the 3rd, 4-year-old Take It Out Back “collapsed after race” and was vanned off. Two races later, 2-year-old Heza Fast Lajolla “fell 220 yard pole” and was vanned off.
To my mind, it is likely that at least one of these horses is dead (obviously, no mention of either on the Louisiana website). That said, I extend an open invitation to the “connections” (Take It Out Back: Anthony Arey, Geral Dewitt; Heza Fast Lajolla: Jaime Hernandez, Hector Menchaca), indeed to all connections reported on this site: If your vanned-off horse is alive, say so, and I will publish. Otherwise, silence speaks volumes; in fact, where Racing is concerned, silence usually means silenced.