Horseracing Casualties, 1/23/17-1/29/17

Last week on American tracks (not including training and harness casualties):

“Broke Down” (racing-speak for dead); “Collapsed and Died”; “Euthanized”

Hayq’s Fable, Oaklawn
Tawny, Santa Anita
Lucky Rascal, Tampa

“Vanned Off” – required horse ambulance to get off the track; many of these names will re-surface on my year-end FOIA death-reports

Pass Me One Too, Louisiana
Corona Makes Amends, Louisiana
High Profit, Turf
Giocouragement, Oaklawn
High Barbaree, Aqueduct
Pattye’s Rebel, Fair Grounds
Mav, Fair Grounds
Plymouth Beach, Fair Grounds
Gray Nile, Gulfstream
Turf Club Queen, Los Alamitos
Mrs. Peel, Penn
Bold Deed, Penn
Factuality, Sam Houston
Lucas Long Step, Penn
Bonnies Sparky, Sunland
TJ’s Yard, Turfway
Henry Is Henry, Fair Grounds
Norman’s Hero, Gulfstream
Gone Thru Fire, Los Alamitos
Inguaran, Sam Houston
Blutadda, Tampa
Caliente Gold, Turf

“Bled”; “Returned Bleeding From Nostrils” – usually indicates pulmonary hemorrhage

Slick Deal, Turf (also “vanned off”)
Clear Status, Penn
Skitt Skatt, Charles Town
Lucky Bella, Gulfstream
Accelerare, Laurel
She’s So Carolina, Charles Town
Anita Marie, Oaklawn

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(source: Equibase)

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  1. A cesspool of death all for dimes, and dollars.
    Abhorrent antiquated business that needs to die in the dirt just like the racehorses.

  2. It breaks my heart — someone MUST do something about this — abolish ALL drugs altogether, for starters — abolish abusing horses — BEGIN to care for them and respect them — launch Sanctuaries throughout the country so horses IMMEDIATELY receive proper care. — WHERE do we begin !! — the brutality, the unconscionable cruelty to horses MUST STOP!

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