Woodbine community honours fallen rider

September 9, 2017

TORONTO, September 9 – Friends and colleagues gathered on the Woodbine turf after Saturday’s seventh race in memory of exercise rider and outrider Darren Fortune.

Woodbine’s racing community observed a moment of silence in honour of the fallen horseman, who passed away on Friday morning from injuries sustained in a training accident.

Woodbine jockeys, valets and gate crew as well as all of the grooms for horses trained by Nick Gonzalez racing on Saturday wore black arm bands to honour Fortune.

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