A fire in a dorm room above the Swaps Barn at Oaklawn Park did not cause any injuries Tuesday morning, reports bloodhorse.com. All 40 of the horses in the barn were evacuated.
Oaklawn spokeswoman Jennifer Hoyt said that the horses have been relocated, and that the grooms displaced by the fire are being assisted by track personnel.
“It was impressive to see our horsemen working together, helping one another,” Hoyt said. “They'll compete on the track but when somebody's in need, they all just jump in.”
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