The Week in U.S. Horseracing

Last week in U.S. Horseracing (Thoroughbred and QuarterHorse only)

Confirmed Killed
Luzinski, Belmont (“bad steps…euthanized”)
Exotic Sin, Evangeline (“pulled up in distress…euthanized”)
Payntermaniac, Churchill (“went wrong”)
Imperial Legacy, Los Alamitos (“took a bad step”)
Dominance Period, Arapahoe (“broke down in the stretch”)

“Vanned Off” – many, if not most, will resurface on my year-end FOIA kill-reports
Candy Bites, Thistledown (“went wrong”)
Bernin’ Thru Gold, Belmont (“fell heavily after wire…in apparent distress”)
Mda Hezareal Holland, Delta
Khatun, Arlington
The Checotah Kid, Canterbury
First Corona Prize, Delta
Cajun Corona, Delta
Mr. President B, Delta
No Disclaimer, Fair Meadows
Cumulative, Belmont
Frensham, Belterra (“went bad”)
Citizen Sam, Emerald
Stormy Sailin, Emerald
Union Blockade, Penn (“pulled up lame”)
Real Reality, Ruidoso
Flash of Snow, Albuquerque
Contormar, Belmont
Clever Thunder, Belterra
Sir Matador, Canterbury
Step Nicely, Charles Town
Eye Cloud, Churchill
Noregretsfornow, Delaware
Afleet Willy, Delaware
Allaboutthatbass, Emerald
Rizwan, Gulfstream
Cee’s Wild, Los Alamitos
Distorted Admiral, Monmouth
Quant Savant, Oak Tree (“fell then hurdled inside rail”)
Thisgirlwearsprada, Ruidoso
Master K, Belterra
Terrific Temptation, Los Alamitos
Colt Fiction, Los Alamitos

“Bled,” “Returned Bleeding From Nostrils” – usually indicates pulmonary hemorrhage
Thisduckcanfly, Fairmount
I’mwildaboutcarlos, Evangeline (“bled badly,” also vanned off)
Wagon Bandit, Delta (also vanned off)
Ok Now, Penn (“returned bleeding profusely”)

(source: Equibase)

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  1. We must SHUT DOWN THE BUSINESS OF HORSE RACING — Because these majestic animals are treated cruelly prior and throughout their careers AND do NOT have a voice, we humans MUST protect them — to think they get abandoned and/or murdered during AND after their racing years — this is unconscionable and cruel, it’s depravedly indifferent, immoral, merciless, cowardly, irrational, shameful AND — it MUST be ILLEGAL! — Moreover, these beautiful animals who do so much for us humans in so many capacities MUST be revered and honored — I repeat, we must SHUT DOWN THE BUSINESS OF HORSE RACING.

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