Horse Track Casualties, Week of September 7-13, 2015
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Patrick Battuello, Horseracings Wrongs
September 2015

The following horses were casualties on American racetracks last week:

“Broke Down” – racing-speak for dead; “Collapsed and Died”; “Euthanized”

  • Dark Brahms, Columbus

“Vanned Off” – carted away by ambulance, better-than-even chance dead

  • Gar, Belterra
  • Tirpitz, Del Mar (subsequently confirmed dead)
  • Jammin With Jamie, Parx
  • Lilmissrita, Indiana
  • Torazo, Indiana
  • Free Entry, Mountaineer
  • Fayegotaway, Belterra
  • Vamping the Win, Belterra
  • Dehere’s Kiss, Remington
  • Tiz Fantastic, Belmont
  • The Gang and I, Emerald
  • Leigh’s Fast Fix, Louisiana
  • Island Diva, Belterra
  • Sugar Bou Peep, Emerald
  • Twin Six, Laurel
  • New Look, Los Alamitos
  • Lorjim, Monmouth
  • He’s Not Bluffin, Laurel
  • Winners Vision, Zia

“Bled”; “Returned Bleeding From the Nostrils”

  • Summer Forever, Mountaineer
  • Rick the Bartender, Charles Town (“profusely”)
  • Jebias, Canterbury
  • Keenwah, Mountaineer
  • Poker At Seal Rock, Los Alamitos (also vanned off)

(source: Equibase)

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