Early Sunday morning turned disastrous for racehorse house owners and followers as 10 racehorses being transported to New York had been killed in a fiery crash on the New Jersey Turnpike, in response to the New York Occasions.
The trailer hauling the horses hit a concrete barrier and burst into flames round three a.m. ET, a New Jersey state trooper confirmed to the NY Occasions. A reason behind the crash has not but been decided.
Sallee Horse Vans was the operator of the trailer and the corporate proprietor, Nicole Pieratt, reported that the drivers had been handled for smoke inhalation and had been launched from the hospital, in response to BloodHorse.
One of many horses killed within the crash was Underneath the Oaks, who positioned sixth in her first skilled race in Florida not too long ago. One other was Sizzling Mist, who received her debut race at Tampa Bay Downs final month.
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