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Saturday, December 20, 2008


Ninth race accident


Stickney, IL--On a day when Hawthorne Race Course established a new record carryover for its Pick Six, the final race on the card ended with an accident, resulting in three horses not finishing the race, and three jockeys thrown from their respective mounts.

The incident occurred down the backstretch when the first-time starter Big Twister went down, tossing jockey Gabriel Lagunes. Both G. I. Moe with jockey Lyndie Wade in the saddle, and Mister Scott ridden by Jesse Lantz were unable to avoid the fallen horse, and they do were unceremoniously thrown to the ground.


All three horses appeared to be fine, and both Wade and Lantz also seemed okay following the race. Lagunes at first refused treatment, but he did end up at the local hospital for further evaluation.


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