Say What!?: Racehorse Escapes for Highway Run, Survives Barn Fire

Jared Sullenberger

Jared Sullenberger

Published August 24, 2021 4:03 am

KENTUCKY — A horse preparing for her first race in Kentucky escaped for a 30-minute run on the highway — and survived a barn fire just hours later.

Horse trainer Michael Ann Ewing said the equine, Bold and Bossy, was preparing for her first-ever race at Ellis Park in Henderson on Saturday when the horse in front of her started bucking, causing Bold and Bossy to fall and get back up without her rider, Miguel Mena.

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