Killed, 2017

American Racehorses Killed in Action, 2017:

Tap It In, January 1, Golden Gate, race 4
Massena, early January, Belmont, training (euthanized January 23)
Ruhl Paul, January 3, Mahoning, race 5
Playmetheblues, January 3, Parx, race 2
Running for Annie, January 3, Turf, race 1
Candu Cait, January 6, Gulfstream, race 7
Catira Rock, January 6, Gulfstream, race 10
Tough Fame, January 7, Golden Gate, race 8
With Love Too, January 8, Turf, race 1
Mydancingshadow, January 8, Turf, race 7
Ground Control, January 12, Charles Town, race 8
Discreet Duke, January 13, Penn, race 4
Divine Kaleb, January 14, Fair Grounds, race 7
Copingaway, January 14, Gulfstream, race 10
Prague, January 15, Gulfstream, training
Creeker’s Cat, January 15, Oaklawn, race 7
Upside Brown, January 17, Belmont, training
Whip N Nay Nay, January 17, Gulfstream, training
Northern Mine, January 17, Parx, race 8
Kinghorn, January 18, Penn, race 4
T. Montana, January 20, Santa Anita, race 7
Irish Filibuster, January 20, Turfway, race 2
Prince Zurs, January 21, Aqueduct, race 5 (euthanized February 2)
Lupos Phantom, January 21, Gulfstream, training
Charming Vicky, January 22, Aqueduct, training
Lost Note, January 22, Aqueduct, race 1
Kristi Q, January 22, Aqueduct, hit head and died walking to race 9
Glacken Too, January 25, Golden Gate, training
Hayq’s Fable, January 26, Oaklawn, race 7
Tawny, January 26, Santa Anita, race 4
Yankee Tales, January 27, Belmont, training
Whiskey Wizard, January 27, Gulfstream, training
Lucky Rascal, January 28, Tampa Bay, race 7
Gone Thru Fire, January 29, Los Alamitos, race 7
Roi Soleil, January 30, Turf, race 3
Pin and Win, January 31, Parx, race 9
Sharp Stick, February 1, Penn, race 2
Golden Ocean, February 2, Golden Gate, race 4
Edzactly, February 2, Penn, race 3
Dry Ice, February 3, Cal Expo, prior to race 7
Sizzling Bel, February 4, Golden Gate, race 1
Lord Ruler, February 4, Gulfstream, race 8
Sir Prize, February 4, Louisiana, race 6
Sir Got Class, February 4, Turf, race 1
Spirit Rules, February 5, Golden Gate, training
unidentified, January 30-February 5, Santa Anita
Big Unit, February 8, Buffalo, race 9
Miswaski’s Pac, February 8, Mahoning, race 9
Blameiton Brooklyn, February 10, Aqueduct, race 5
Chocopologie, February 11, Delta, race 10
Surfside Chic, February 11, Parx, race 6
Eaglemaker, February 11, Santa Anita, race 9
Itsnotezbeinbreezy, February 11, Tampa Bay, race 9
Frat Star, February 12, Aqueduct, race 4
Regulus, February 12, Aqueduct, race 5
unidentified, February 7-February 12, Los Alamitos
unidentified, February 7-February 12, Los Alamitos
unidentified, February 6-February 12, Santa Anita
Indian Nate, February 12, Turf, race 7
Northern Exchange, February 15, Charles Town, race 3
Mr. Ripken, February 15, Charles Town, race 4
Storming Candy, February 19, Santa Anita, race 1
Dixie Ballet, February 19, Santa Anita, race 2
unidentified, February 13-February 20, Santa Anita
unidentified, February 13-February 20, Santa Anita
Wheretheparty’sat, February 21, Monticello, race 8
A Risky Peace, February 22, Turfway, race 5
Vivi’s Magic, February 23, Delta, race 5
Small Boy Jr., February 23, Penn, race 7
Bullet Thief, February 24, Charles Town, race 1
Dance the Waltz, February 24, Los Alamitos, race 2
Don’t Undermind Me, February 25, Delta, race 4
Theboyzproudntrue, February 25, Delta, race 9
Kingston Bay, February 26, Gulfstream, race 5
unidentified, February 21-February 26, Santa Anita
Missy’s Hat Trick, February 27, Belmont, training
Hip 28 (unnamed 2-year-old), February 27, Gulfstream, training
Three Tootsies, March 2, Fair Grounds, race 8
Lawyer Daggett, March 2, Oaklawn, race 2
Saint’s Fan, March 3, Fair Grounds, training
Saratoga Citizen, March 4, Gulfstream, race 10
Huracan Americo, March 4, Gulfstream, race 13
Poised ‘n Ready, March 4, Oaklawn, race 4
Tattenham, March 4, Santa Anita, race 4
unidentified, March 1-March 5, Santa Anita
unidentified, March 1-March 5, Santa Anita
unidentified, March 1-March 5, Santa Anita
Mahanco, March 9, Delta, race 9
Rhett’s Image, March 10, Golden Gate, race 7
Royal Saint, March 11, Laurel, race 8
Nowalking, March 11, Santa Anita, race 8
Read the Dream, March 12, Aqueduct, race 7
Baby Lia, March 12, Gulfstream, race 3
Stormy’s Return, March 12, Gulfstream, race 7
Initiative, March 12, Los Alamitos, race 2
unidentified, March 6-March 12, Santa Anita
Gold Line Express, March 13, Will Rogers, race 9
Callmeback, March 14, Mahoning, race 8
Keihl Crissia, March 16, Golden Gate, race 4
King’s Palace, March 18, Golden Gate, race 1
Exquisite Bling, March 18, Oaklawn, race 5
Solar Zone, March 18, Santa Anita, race 8
unidentified, March 13-March 19, Santa Anita
Shakeyogroovething, March 25, Turfway, race 2
Camp Cielo, March 26, Oaklawn, race 9
unidentified, March 20-March 26, Santa Anita
Blanchfield, March 30, Charles Town, race 5
Aaron of Goshen, March 30, Fair Grounds, race 6
Z Besha, March 30, Oaklawn, race 3
Second City, April 1, Aqueduct, race 3
The Pickett Factor, April 1, Oaklawn, race 5
Incognito, April 1, Saratoga Harness, race 2
Stalk, April 2, Laurel, race 8
unidentified, March 27-April 2, Santa Anita
Market Mayhem, April 4, Turf, race 8
Johannah Jo, April 5, Mahoning, race 2
Cyclic, April 8, Charles Town, race 5
Saturday Command, April 8, Golden Gate, race 3
Mac’s Posse, April 9, Belmont, training
Really Big Bird, April 9, Laurel, race 8
unidentified, April 3-April 9, Santa Anita
unidentified, April 3-April 9, Santa Anita
unidentified, April 3-April 9, Santa Anita
Brazilian Barbeque, April 9, Turf, race 6
Cespedes, April 10, Aqueduct, training
Warrior’s Dance, April 11, Parx, race 9
Joshua’s Miracle, April 16, Emerald, race 5
Receiver, April 22, Belmont, training
Reach the World, April 22, Santa Anita, training
Flatterfly, April 23, Aqueduct, race 5
unidentified, April 17-April 23, Santa Anita
Yorkshire Inn, April 23, Tampa Bay, race 9
All Class, April 24, Finger Lakes, training
Mere Aglise, April 27, Finger Lakes, training
Cornedbeefncabbage, April 28, Belmont, training
Choice Indian, April 29, Finger Lakes, training
Aragonite, April 30, Belmont, race 6
unidentified, April 24-April 30, Santa Anita
unidentified, April 24-April 30, Santa Anita
Avalancha, May 1, Parx, race 3
Hymn’s Girl, May 1, Turf, race 7
Classic Ruler, May 4, Santa Anita, race 5
Puissant, May 7, Belmont, training
unidentified, May 1-May 7, Santa Anita
Big Red Rocket, May 12, Churchill, race 8
Cobra Kiss, May 13, Thistledown, race 2
unidentified, May 8-May 14, Santa Anita
Silk Spinner, May 15, Finger Lakes, race 7
Finding Candy, May 16, Parx, race 1
Ruth, May 16, Will Rogers, race 9
Classy Chris, May 17, Belmont, prior to race 5
Sky Changer, May 17, Charles Town, race 1
Steamroller, May 18, Prairie, race 5
Mr Wine Opener, May 19, Arapahoe, race 3
Red Atlantic, May 19, Belterra, race 6
Olympic Royale, May 20, Los Alamitos, race 4
Contour, May 21, Arapahoe, race 6
unidentified, May 15-May 21, Santa Anita
Yo Adrienne, May 22, Finger Lakes, training
R Sleeping Beauty, May 24, Finger Lakes, race 2
Dutchie Baby, May 24, Mountaineer, race 6
Medalquest, May 26, Arlington, race 5
Sudden Sam, May 26, Santa Anita, race 7
On the Deadline, May 27, Finger Lakes, race 1
Letithappen, May 27, Golden Gate, race 7
You Know Juneau, May 27, Penn, race 3
Storm the Shore, May 28, Belmont, race 1
unidentified, May 22-May 28, Santa Anita
unidentified, May 22-May 28, Santa Anita
Lakalas, May 28, Saratoga, training
She’satoughbroad, May 29, Parx, race 1
Calli Way, May 29, Santa Anita, race 8
Stormin Tina, May 29, Santa Anita, race 9
Happy Match, June 3, Belmont, race 1
Individual Design, June 3, Santa Anita, race 2
You Bettor Beware, June 4, Arapahoe, race 2
Bradley’s Sunshine, June 4, Gulfstream, race 7
Slip the Cable, June 8, Charles Town, race 8
Avenue Road, June 10, Charles Town, race 5
Sugar Foot Anne, June 10, Delaware, race 9
National Trust, June 10, Parx, race 4
Sharp as a Tack, June 10, Tioga, training
Erascritto, June 11, Belterra, race 6
Fancy Firewater, June 12, Ruidoso, race 8
Northern Rail, June 13, Parx, race 9
Siberian Laughter, June 15, Golden Gate, race 5
Testarossa Red, June 16, Hazel, race 6
Chrome Finish, June 18, Buffalo, prior to race 10
Sporty Big Boy, June 22, Saratoga Harness, race 4

sources: FOIA documents, Equibase, NYS Gaming Commission database, CHRB Stewards Minutes, direct confirmations from track officials, racing press

note: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this list. That said, my information is only as good as the information I receive. If it can be proved that a horse appears in error, I will dutifully remove.