|Posted: February 24, 2016, 5:06 pm - IP Logged|
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Horse euthanized, jockeys hurt after "horrendous" accident in Florida
HALLANDALE BEACH, Hollandale Beach, Fla.- A pair of longtime horse racing pros said the accident at Gulfstream Park on Saturday that sent three jockeys and two horses to the dirt was one of the worst they've ever seen. Miami reports that it was the 11th Race at Gulfstream, and it began like any other. But as the horses prepared for the home stretch, the race announcer described what happened. "Oh, a spill, there. It's a bad spill, too," the announcer said. "Three jockeys are down here." Ron Anderson has been representing top jockeys since the early 70s. He represents Joel Rosario, a former Kentucky Derby winner, who was riding the horse Kandoo when the accident happened. "There were bodies and horses going ...