Fire Kills 27 Horses at Thoroughbred Training Facility

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A barn fire that broke out the morning of Nov. 20 killed 27 horses at Riverside Downs, a former harness track that is being used as a Thoroughbred training and boarding facility in northern Henderson County, Ky.

Bill Shaw, chief of the Baskett volunteer fire department, said emergency dispatchers were called to the scene at around 4:30 a.m. EST., according to the Evansville Courier.

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