Casualties of $2 Bets, 5/22/17-5/28/17

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

Better Shine “vanned off” at Mountaineer
Quiet Miracle “in distress, vanned off” at Parx
Start Smok’n “vanned off” at Parx
Native Grind “vanned off” at Sunray
Sir Ray “bled mouth” at Parx
Dutchie Baby “fell, vanned off” at Mountaineer
Corona and Jewels “vanned off” at Delta
Medalquest “broke down” at Arlington
True Pleasure “vanned off” at Belmont
Fabiolas Glitter Jet “bled, vanned off” at Delta
Perceval “vanned off” at Penn
Inseparable Hd “bled” at Remington
Heza Streakin Legacy “vanned off” at Ruidoso
Unintymidated “vanned off” at Ruidoso
Sudden Sam “broke down – on his own” at Santa Anita
Una Linda Corona “fell, vanned off” at Sunray
Jump to Juneau “fell at last hurdle” at Fair Hill
On the Deadline “pulled up in distress” at Finger Lakes – later confirmed dead
Letithappen “broke down” at Golden Gate
Hit the Spot “vanned off” at Laurel Brown
Any Given Trace “returned bleeding” at Parx
Roseanna “vanned off” at Parx
You Know Juneau “collapsed and died on the turn” at Penn
Babie Infant “bled” at Remington
Southern Tack It “bled” at Remington
Dominant Diversion “vanned off” at Ruidoso
King Dollar “vanned off” at Arapahoe
Storm the Shore “bad step, vanned off” at Belmont – later confirmed dead
Lookin’ Atta Win “vanned off” at Belterra
Irish Jack “went wrong, vanned off” at Golden Gate
Squashville Road “fell, DNF” at Pimlico
I Fly Like Dynamite “bled” at Remington
Shez Jessa Scooter “bled” at Remington
This Flights Flyin “fell, vanned off” at Remington
Iba Favorite “vanned off” at Ruidoso
Heat “vanned off” at Santa Anita
Maria’s Wildcat “vanned off” at Sunray

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

(source: Equibase)

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  1. The horror story for these innocent noble animals continues…..whilst people place $2 bets and watch these horses suffer and die for their ‘entertainment’.

  2. This is horrific. Come on, humans! BE BETTER THAN THIS!! What kind of sick mind gets enjoyment from betting on an animals pain and death?! It’s just barbaric. People need to learn how to have compassion and how to be KIND.
    I am so sorry sweet, innocent animals.

  3. Truly a horrific industry. They pretend to LOVE their horses but what the racing industry actually loves is the MONEY these horses are DYING trying to earn.
    Shut them down !!

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