Chart notes (Equibase) from American racetracks last week:

Elostorm “bled” at Aqueduct
Spa Town Parade “vanned off” at Aqueduct
One More Song “vanned off” at Aqueduct
Horse Laugh “vanned off” at Del Mar
Arlene’s Buck “vanned off” at Finger Lakes
Nay’s Back “vanned off in obvious distress” at Charles Town
Mr. Game Seven “vanned off” at Charles Town
Vedelago “vanned off” at Churchill
Russian Radiance “broke down” at Golden Gate
Bennett Mtn. Gal “bled” at Golden Gate
Aspic “broke down…euthanized” at Penn
Welder “vanned off” at Remington
Tale of E Dubai “vanned off” at Aqueduct
Combined “vanned off” at Fair Grounds
Sight Line “pulled up in distress” at Parx
El Comander “vanned off” at Mountaineer
Split Step “vanned off” at Zia

Chart notes (Equibase) from American racetracks last week:

Miss Nobility “vanned off” at Zia
Hazel Meadow “vanned off” at Mountaineer
Half of Tip Tap “fell over a fallen foe…vanned off” at Delta
Saint Dansant “fell over a fallen foe” at Delta
Lyrics to My Song “took a bad step…vanned off” at Remington
Jennyway U Want It “vanned off” at Del Mar
Realta Ean “vanned off” at Hawthorne
Aj Kiss My Corona “vanned off” at Lone Star
Song for Jade “jumped the rail, injured, vanned off” at Los Alamitos
Hy Brasil “took a bad step…then was euthanized afterwards” at Aqueduct
Calebs Lucky Charm “came back bleeding from the nose” at Charles Town
Candy for Sharon “returned bleeding from the nose” at Charles Town
Friesan Gal “got hurt…vanned off” at Penn
Jazzy Bono “vanned off” at Turf
Exponentially “bled, vanned off” at Turf
Patentar “vanned off” at Aqueduct
Prohibition “bad step, vanned off” at Del Mar – subsequently confirmed dead
Daddy’s Pride “vanned off” at Gulfstream W
That Rico “vanned off” at Los Alamitos
Bistro Lights “vanned off” at Turf

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

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.

Octagon Fighter, Zia
Cooper Canyon, Zia
Gone Jak, Gulfstream W
Zarb’s Brite Lite, Delta
Return Tothe Skies, Indiana
Instant Reflection, Indiana
Tevere, Charles Town
Senor Quickie, Laurel
Jerandson, Laurel
Tilger, Lone Star
Pleasant Sojourn, Parx
Real Big Deal, Santa Anita
Verraco, Santa Anita
I Am Iron Max, Keeneland (“went wrong”)
Indescribaly Blue, Los Alamitos
Turkey Creek, Mountaineer
Alumni, Zia
Rockndinamite, Zia
Hopeful Moves, Zia

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

Cocos Eddy, Mountaineer
Shaft of Light, Parx
Rustic Justice, Indiana

(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.

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)