On August 11th at Suffolk Downs, 5-year-old Summers Law “was pulled up and returned rank” (this after finishing last of 10 two weeks prior). Put to the whip again a mere seven days later, he finished 9th of 10, 15+ lengths back. He has not been heard from since. Most recent connection: trainer/owner Miles Heinen.

On August 26th at Indiana Grand, 5-year-old Da Suga Man “returned having bled.” In October, he was put to the whip twice more: last of 9, last of 8 (“fractious loading”) – a combined 51 lengths back. He has not been heard from since. Most recent connections: James Egbert, Zola Egbert.

On August 27th at Indiana Grand, 2-year-old Devadutt “stumbled badly going to his knees” – DNF. From September to November, he was raced four more times: last of 10, 8th of 10, 8th of 9, last of 11 – a combined 106+ lengths back. He has not been heard from since. Connections throughout: Wayne Minnock, Felipe Salas.

On August 31st at Canterbury Park, 8-year-old Waverly Charmer finished last of 12 after “stopping badly.” He was raced again 11 days later: last of 10, 21 back. He has not been heard from since. Most recent connections: Stephen Kane, Mackenzie Kane.

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