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Re: Supermoon 2017

Postby Maria » Sat 9 December 2017 3:23 am

Supermoon mischief:

http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/new ... story.html

December 7, 2017
Accustomed to the highly-regimented life of the racetrack, hundreds of thoroughbreds frantically galloped together Thursday trying to escape the blazing Lilac wildfire.

Terrified, the speedsters stampeded through Bonsall’s San Luis Rey Downs horse-training facility, whinnying, rolling their eyes and thundering through thick smoke as the fire quickly consumed the barns where they had spent the morning serenely munching hay.

The fire arrived at the sprawling 500-stall complex on Camino Del Rey about one mile east of Highway 76 a bit before 2 p.m., causing ever-more-frantic public address system calls to move the horses to the facility’s one-mile track. ...


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Re: Supermoon 2017

Postby Barbara » Sun 10 December 2017 4:27 am

That video and story were incredible. What beautiful animals ! Fortunately most survived, but had a major fright, which is bad for the nerves of the already high-strung thoroughbreds. How awful that the Lilac fire went in the direction of the stables, instead of to uninhabited lands. Thanks for the link, Maria.


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