For Gambling, 3/20/17-3/26/17

Last week in American horseracing (not including training and harness casualties).

Lady Digger “vanned off” at Fair Grounds
Percolator “returned bleeding” at Parx
Put Your Pants On “vanned off” at Turf
Crystalngold “vanned off” at Turf
Lostinthismoment “vanned off” at Turf
Snooze Alarm “fell, vanned off” at Turf
Sistah’s Sister “stumbled badly, DNF” at Will Rogers
Charlie’s Chap “was put to the whip…stopped…vanned off” at Fair Grounds
Snow Mesa “took a bad step, vanned off” at Fair Grounds
Power of Hope “vanned off” at Santa Anita
Don’t Be Coy “fell, vanned off” at Charles Town
Wichita Willy “returned bleeding from the nostrils” at Mahoning
Balharbour Miss “collapsed after the finish, vanned off” at Penn
H a Fearkicker “hit rail, fell, DNF” at Sunland
Andalusite “appeared to take a bad step, vanned off” at Tampa Bay
Pure Joy “vanned off” at Fair Grounds
Tiz Bobby “vanned off” at Gulfstream
Shakeyogroovething “went wrong, vanned off” at Turfway
Aeroscout “hit rail, DNF” at Turfway
Whathadhappenwuz “fell, DNF” at Fair Grounds
Ceesway “pulled up lame, vanned off” at Golden Gate
Nova Light “took a bad step, vanned off” at Gulfstream
Conquest Streetwar “pulled up lame, vanned off” at Oaklawn
Camp Cielo “broke down” at Oaklawn
Brother J.R. “fell over a stricken foe, DNF” at Oaklawn
Flyen Low “vanned off” at Remington
The Third One “vanned off” at Turf
Northern Contract “vanned off” at Turf

“Broke Down” – racing-speak for dead
“Vanned Off” – many, if not most, will re-surface on my year-end FOIA kill reports
“Bled,” “Returned Bleeding From Nostrils” – usually indicates pulmonary hemorrhage

(source: Equibase)

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