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, week January 30-February 5, Santa Anita, training
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, week February 7-February 12, Los Alamitos, racing
unidentified, week February 7-February 12, Los Alamitos, racing
unidentified, week February 6-February 12, Santa Anita, racing/training
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, week February 13-February 20, Santa Anita, racing/training
unidentified, week February 13-February 20, Santa Anita, racing/training
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, week February 21-February 26, Santa Anita, racing/training
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, week March 1-March 5, Santa Anita
unidentified, week March 1-March 5, Santa Anita
unidentified, week 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, week 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, week March 13-March 19, Santa Anita
Shakeyogroovething, March 25, Turfway, race 2
Camp Cielo, March 26, Oaklawn, race 9
unidentified, week 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
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
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
Reach the World, April 22, Santa Anita, training
Flatterfly, April 23, Aqueduct, race 5
Yorkshire Inn, April 23, Tampa Bay, race 9

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.