The Week in Racing

Chart notes from U.S. Thoroughbred and QuarterHorse races last week (Equibase):

Bistro “pulled up lame…kept on valiantly…then was vanned off” at Laurel
Ruth’s Lotus “went bad…fell…euthanized on the track” at Mahoning
Angela’s Candy “collided with stricken horse [above] and went down” at Mahoning
Electric Dragon “vanned off after the race” at Mountaineer
Takeit Tothe Limit “vanned off” at Turf
Scarlet Jo Hansen “returned sore and vanned off” at Finger Lakes
Pandora’s Jul “appeared in distress” at Finger Lakes
Ronnie’s Whey “in distress” at Finger Lakes – subsequently confirmed dead
Semiprecious “fell and was vanned off” at Portland
Crimson Music “vanned off” at Zia
Cov “vanned off” at Hawthorne
Cruising “pulled up in distress” at Mahoning
Granites Peak “pulled up in distress…euthanized” at Mahoning
Tiz a Good Life “vanned off” at Penn
Mr. Neetie “vanned off” at Charles Town
Windsor’s Clouds “vanned off” at Charles Town
Ample Sufficiency “vanned off” at Del Mar
Charbonnet “fell, was euthanized” at Delta
Special Jo “vanned off” at Aqueduct
Papa Freud “vanned off” at Aqueduct – subsequently confirmed dead
Peggys Music Maker “broke down midway…had to be euthanized” at Charles Town
Tiz a Treasure “went wrong, vanned off” at Churchill
Mr. Hinx “vanned off” at Del Mar
Cheekaboomboom “broke down” at Del Mar – confirmed dead
Promiscuous Force “vanned off” at Gulfstream W
So Obvious “fell to the track…vanned off” at Hawthorne
Everybodys Hope “vanned off” at Hawthorne
Blazinghotprospect “vanned off” at Los Alamitos
U’ll Love This Cat “vanned off” at Remington
Star Express “vanned off” at Turf
Faja “vanned off” at Aqueduct
Shucran “vanned off” at Charles Town
Pinkie Pie “bled” at Mahoning
Shezaking “vanned off” at Retama
Cheval Blanche “vanned off” at Del Mar
Papa Pig “vanned off” at Gulfstream W
West Side Jazz “vanned off” at Mountaineer
Groupthink “broke down…euthanized” at Parx
Golden Glint “broke down…euthanized” at Parx
La Moneda “post-race euthanized” at Turf
Sooner Boomer “was pulled up in distress…euthanized” at Turf
Chic Chasin Dollars “vanned” at Zia

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  1. Death after death after death!

    The horror story continues for these innocents for the sake of human entertainment, greed and gambling.

    Makes me ashamed to be a human being.

  2. Not acceptable. Expose and close! Thank you Patrick for your diligence each and everyday to end this horror for horses.

  3. VILE.
    My heart goes out to all racehorses who were maimed and/or died for this pathetic excuse for gambling.
    This business is a modern day Romanesque blood bath.
    For what?
    For stupid $2 bets – what a waste of money and a sentient being’s life.
    If you can’t see that then there is something seriously wrong with you.

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