Kempton Park racecourse: Man dies after stables injury
October 17, 2017 - metal shoes
A stables workman has died after being harmed during Kempton Park racecourse.
It is suspicion a groom, who has been named by his employer as Ken Dooley, was kicked by a horse.
Surrey Police pronounced it had been reported a male in his 50s postulated a critical damage to a conduct while given to a equine in a stables.
Mr Dooley had worked during a West Sussex yard of equine tutor Amanda Perrett, who pronounced he had been with a close family business for 7 years.
In a statement, Ms Perrett said: “It is with outrageous unhappiness that we can endorse we mislaid a crony and co-worker Ken Dooley after an occurrence in a fast yard during Kempton final night.
“He was an glorious employee, really gifted with racehorses carrying worked all of his life with them as a jockey, tutor and manoeuvre manager around a world.”
Police were called to a Sunbury-on-Thames venue during 21:20 BST, and doctors during a march also attended.
Saturday’s fixture was abandoned with dual races remaining as puncture teams responded to a accident.
A military mouthpiece reliable a genocide was not being treated as questionable and also pronounced a man’s family had been informed.
She pronounced military would be operative with a coroner and internal management to settle a resources surrounding Mr Dooley’s death.
Jockey Martin Dwyer, who was roving during a course, told Racing UK there was a “sombre mood” and startle as a news emerged.
He said: “Unfortunately, horses do flog out and we trust that’s what happened.
“They have steel boots on and if we get a flog from a equine it can be really serious.”
Staff as good as jockeys during Chepstow and Goodwood are wearing black armbands on Sunday as a symbol of respect.
In a statement, a Racecourse Association said: “Racecourses do all they can to yield a protected operative sourroundings in all areas and are versed to yield a top turn of medical caring and courtesy whenever it is required.
“This comfortless collision is a sign of a dangerous inlet of a work fast staff do day in day out, and a thoughts are really most with everybody affected.”
Chief executive of a British Horseracing Authority Nick Rust said: “The whole courtesy will join in anguish over this tragedy.
“We owe so most in a competition to a racing grooms who yield such first-class caring and courtesy to a horses.
“The adore and courtesy that they give to their mounts is umbrella and comes with that tiny though ever-present turn of risk that exists when operative with vast animals.”
Organisers during Kempton Park – one of a UK’s best famous racecourses – announced Saturday’s termination on amicable media.
This evening’s tie has been deserted due to an occurrence during a Stable Yard
— Kempton Park (@kemptonparkrace) October 14, 2017
Steve Parlett, ubiquitous manager during a racecourse, said: “All a group here are repelled and dissapoint by a unhappy detriment of a training stables worker final night.
“Our thoughts and deepest condolences are really most with his family, friends and colleagues.”
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