Horse euthanized after collision at Fairmount Park

9:54 PM, Aug 27, 2013   |    comments
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COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KSDK) - Two jockeys are injured and a horse was euthanized Tuesday after a collision during an afternoon race at Fairmount Park Race Track.

The jockeys, who have been identified as Robert Cummings and Rohan Singh, were taken to Anderson Hospital with unknown injuries.

Cummings was riding the No. 2 horse Shakkarena, and collided with the No. 5 horse She's On Her Way, which was ridden by Singh.

A track spokesperson said Shakkarena was humanely euthanized following a serious leg injury sustained during the pile-up. The other horse was uninjured.

No additional information was immediately available.


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