The following horses were ambulanced – “vanned,” they call it – off U.S. (flat) tracks last week. While true that not all of the “vanned off” end up dead, rest assured that many, if not most, of these names will resurface on my year-end FOIA kill reports.

Hero Ten All, Santa Anita
Unique Storm, Zia
Princess Izabella, Hawthorne
Gray Sky, Keeneland
Warning Sign, Remington
Wild Impulse, Gulfstream W
Papa Vaquero, Prairie
Favorite Check, Los Alamitos
To the Bar, Santa Anita
She Is My Hero, Finger Lakes
Deceptive Ad, Retama
Cabo Wabo Baby, Retama
Dulce Ride, Keeneland
Aunt Bunny’s Honey, Mountaineer
Gold Passion, Mountaineer
Barcelo, Turf
Carson City Guy, Zia

In addition, these horses were reported as “bled” or “returned bleeding from the nostrils”; this usually indicates pulmonary hemorrhage. Pulmonary hemorrhage.

Lil Neddy, Penn (also “vanned off”)
Malibu Charlie, Remington (also “vanned off” and described as “in distress”)
West a While, Fresno
Hidden Pearl, Penn (“bleeding badly from her mouth”)
Sc Vapor Trail, Prairie (also “vanned off”)
Waupaca’s Wish, Remington

(source: Equibase)

The following horses were ambulanced – “vanned,” they call it – off U.S. (flat) tracks last week. While true that not all of the “vanned off” end up dead, rest assured that many, if not most, of these names will resurface on my year-end FOIA kill reports.

J Be K’s Sonnet, Delaware
Rolling Star, Zia
Vegamin, Belterra
Banking, Thistledown
Outlaw Angel, Charles Town
Sundance Flyer, Remington
Colonel Slewie, Remington
Purrfect of Course, Santa Anita
Capriza, Indiana
Favorite Dawn, Los Alamitos
Stelthy, Prairie
Donnie’s Cool Cat, Remington
Bodacious Giggles, Zia, not reported as vanned but “fell, DNF”

In addition, these horses were reported as “bled” or “returned bleeding from the nostrils”; this usually indicates pulmonary hemorrhage. Pulmonary hemorrhage.

Maxana, Finger Lakes
Tug of War, Belmont
Lac Ofcomunication, Mountaineer (also “vanned off”)

(source: Equibase)

The following horses were ambulanced – “vanned,” they call it – off U.S. (flat) tracks last week. While true that not all of the “vanned off” end up dead, rest assured that many, if not most, of these names will resurface on my year-end FOIA kill reports.

Aztec Delite, Louisiana
United Ocala, Thistledown
Strollin Willie, Louisiana
Jordano, Mountaineer
Wildcat Honey, Mountaineer
Dancing Wind, Gulfstream
Retrade, Presque Isle (after “collapsing”)
Jester’s Judgement, Thistledown, not reported as vanned but “pulled up injured”
Big Tire, Thistledown
Man of Stature, Churchill
Baby Antonella, Gulfstream
Hocus Pocus Cat, Presque Isle
Ocean Ahumin, Remington
El Capitan, Will Rogers
Tizquick, Belterra (“in distress”)
Your Way, Churchill
Judys Girl, Energy
Empire Image, Finger Lakes (“in distress”)
May B Drama, Gulfstream
Awake the Day, Laurel
Wynnpaul, Remington
Altanero, Zia
Jess a Tres, Zia
Sir Sebastian, Gulfstream
Jr Kaweahs Dynasty, Prairie

In addition, these horses were reported as “bled” or “returned bleeding from the nostrils”; this usually indicates pulmonary hemorrhage. Pulmonary hemorrhage.

Glorious Empire, Laurel
Bladerunner, Thistledown
Dashing for Jewel

(source: Equibase)

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

Tiz Showbiz “vanned off” at Delaware
Tiz Twice “stopped badly” at Presque Isle
Thin Dress “vanned off” at Saratoga
WW Royalty “vanned off after race” after being “reluctant to load” at Fairmount
Windsor Jet “bled, vanned off” at Mountaineer
Saints Be Praised “broke down” at Delaware
Success Is Racing “vanned off” at Indiana
Time Squared “vanned off” at Delaware
Smokealittlesmoke “pulled up in distress at wire, euthanized” at Evangeline
Crystal Cutie “vanned off” at Golden Gate
Show Court “vanned off” at Saratoga
Irish Sweetheart “vanned off” at Saratoga
Bustin It “pulled up in distress…vanned off” at Saratoga
Corona Southerndream “vanned off” at Albuquerque
Green Gold “vanned off” at Belterra
Combatche “vanned off” at Ellis
Midnight Lou “vanned off” at Emerald
Wonforthemoneyhon “returned bleeding from the nostrils” at Thistledown
DE Last Shot “vanned off” at Albuquerque
El Tercero de Lulana “vanned off” at Albuquerque
Cooper’s Keeper “vanned off” at Arlington
Color Me Blush “pulled up in distress, vanned off” at Belterra
Muster In “vanned off” at Canterbury
Half Dreamin “appeared in distress” at Finger Lakes
Un Tres Able “fell, vanned off” at Prairie
Domesday Gal “took a bad step, DNF” at Ruidoso
Lisa’s Premier “pulled up lame, vanned off” at Timonium
Osbaldo Weapon “vanned off” at Albuquerque
Fear the Beard “bled, vanned off” at Albuquerque
Boots N Pants “vanned off” at Albuquerque
Double Surprise “vanned off” at Albuquerque
Hero’s Triumph “vanned off” at Canterbury
Mestizo “vanned off” at Columbus
Big Daddy Etb “fell after wire, vanned off” at Elko
Shot Glass “went wrong, vanned off” at Ellis
Sweet Tashi “vanned off” at Emerald
Hobo’s Girl “vanned off” at Mountaineer
Prayer for Da Bric “vanned off” at Ruidoso
Mis Ter Noble “vanned off” at Ruidoso

(Chart Terms: “Broke Down” – racing-speak for dead; “Vanned Off” – required horse ambulance to get off the track; many, if not most, of these animals will resurface on my year-end FOIA kill-reports; “Bled” – usually indicates pulmonary hemorrhage)

(source: Equibase)

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

Charm the Lute “pulled up in distresseuthanized” at Louisiana
Sara Ines “vanned off” at Mountaineer
Celestial Image “returned bleeding from the nostrils” at Thistledown
Chileanna “vanned off” at Del Mar
Meteoroid “bad step…euthanized on track” at Saratoga
Nice Shot “pulled up in distress” at Thistledown
Elusive Weekend “returned bleeding from the nostrils” at Thistledown
Suzie’s Dream “vanned off” at Evangeline
Microphone Fiend “fell, vanned off” at Evangeline
Battle Tux “vanned off” at Gulfstream
Sayonara Rose “bad step…tragically had to be euthanized on track” at Saratoga
Burning Encore “vanned off” at Albuquerque
Armored Knight “eased while bleeding visibly from the nostrils” at Columbus
Fight Thru “vanned off” at Del Mar
Mongolian King “eased while bleeding from both nostrils” at Laurel
Sudden Queen “vanned off, bled” at Ruidoso
Corona Razor “vanned off” at Ruidoso
Mr Lane “vanned off” at White Pine
KB’s Girl “vanned off” at Albuquerque
Strangers No More “vanned off” at Delaware
Kutuzov “went wrong, vanned off” at Ellis
Horsty “vanned off” at Emerald
War Demon “appeared in distress, vanned off” at Finger Lakes
HR Express “bled, fell, vanned off” at Los Alamitos
Favorite Hot Cartel “vanned off” at Los Alamitos
Galaxia “vanned off” at Monmouth
Lady Liana “vanned off” at Penn
Silver Ice “broke down” at Santa Rosa
Unchained Melody “vanned off” at Saratoga
Ronson “injured…euthanized” at Thistledown
Dreamy “injured…euthanized” at Thistledown
Polish Princess “fell, vanned off” at Albuquerque
Win D Prado “vanned off” at Arlington
Fiesty Town Lady “vanned off” at Emerald
Credit Ready “broke down” at Laurel
Martini Call “vanned off” at Los Alamitos
Swinging Chango “vanned off” at Mountaineer
Bm Lil Kool Cash “vanned off” at Prairie
Eagle On Fire V “vanned off” at Ruidoso
Eb Traffic Rock “fell, vanned off” at White Pine

(Chart Terms: “Broke Down” – racing-speak for dead; “Vanned Off” – required horse ambulance to get off the track; many, if not most, of these animals will resurface on my year-end FOIA kill-reports; “Bled” – usually indicates pulmonary hemorrhage)

(source: Equibase)