January 16, 2022
Trainer Jack Darling said the death of 43 horses in a barn fire Monday night at Classy Lane Stables, in Puslinch, has delivered a gut punch to the entire harness racing community.
“It’s a very emotional thing,” Darling said Tuesday. “We’re all horse lovers and the first thing we think about when it happens is we’re thinking about the horses that were trapped in the barn and how helpless they were. I think horsepeople are all the same. That’s the first thing they think about. It’s a heartbreaker for all of us.” …
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