Virtually without exception, “broke down” is racing-speak for dead; “vanned off” translates to a better-than-even chance of dead.

Broke Down:
Chase This Bandit, Oct 24, Belmont 10 (reported euthanized)
Cloud Cutter, Oct 26, Mountaineer 4

Vanned Off:
Quiet Dinero, Oct 20, Parx 1
Gunnslinger, Oct 20, Zia 1
That’s the Answer, Oct 21, Mountaineer 5
I’m a Pal, Oct 21, Parx 2
Lonnie Ton, Oct 21, Zia 12
Brand Knew, Oct 22, Albuquerque 2
Barzini, Oct 22, Gulfstream W 1
Star of Paradise, Oct 22, Hawthorne 5
Burden, Oct 22, Keeneland 5
Auditorium, Oct 22, Mountaineer 7
Magnificent Moon, Oct 23, Laurel 4
Salty Forecast, Oct 24, Delta 8
Tricky Shane, Oct 24, Golden Gate 6
Shoe Jo, Oct 24, Keeneland 2
R U Experienced, Oct 25, Golden Gate 5
Bea of the Tiger, Oct 25, Gulfstream W 2
Inner Pride, Oct 25, Hawthorne 3
Gorgeous Redhead, Oct 25, Penn 9
Bridlewood Angel, Oct 26, Albuquerque 9
Halo Red, Oct 26, Los Alamitos 1
Lady Jarlyn, Oct 26, Parx 2
Logan’s Lotto, Oct 26, Santa Anita 4
Pretty Wood Jesse, Oct 26, Zia 3

Other:
Joan’s Choice, Oct 23, Belmont 4, bled
Game to Run, Oct 23, Evangeline 8, “lame”
Mariano Intheninth, Oct 24, Keeneland 2, bled
Little Redhead, Oct 24, Thistledown 3, “returned sore”

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