Emergency Summit Called at Churchill Downs After 12 Horse Fatalities

LEXINGTON, Ky. – An emergency summit is set to take place on Tuesday involving horse racing’s oversight authority, Churchill Downs, Kentucky’s racing commission, and the HISA veterinary teams following the tragic death of 12 horses in the past month at the iconic Kentucky Derby venue. The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA) announced plans to review information and analysis from the recent fatalities. In light of the alarming number of horse deaths at Churchill Downs, …

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Explosion at Ranch in Lee’s Summit Collapses House, Sends One to Hospital – Chaos unfolds as fire erupts at local ranch

LEES SUMMIT, Mo. – A fire and explosion at a ranch in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, resulted in the collapse of a house and sent one person to the hospital. The incident occurred on Saturday afternoon, creating chaos and destruction as the explosion could be heard and felt from a distance. The cause of the explosion is still unclear and is under investigation. Emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the house completely collapsed and …

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Explosion and Fire Injures One at Lee’s Summit Ranch

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. – A person sustained injuries in an explosion and subsequent structure fire at Rising Star Ranch in Lee’s Summit early Saturday morning. The Lee’s Summit Fire Department received the call around 1:37 a.m. and responded to the blaze at the horse boarding stable located at 2807 NW Chipman Road. Upon arrival, fire crews encountered heavy flames at a utility trailer and a small one-story home, which was partially collapsed. The occupants of …

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