September 15, 2014
Mon 27 Jun 2011

Man trampled by runaway horse is expected to pull through


  • He was able to dodge the first horse, but the second one slammed into him at full force
  • The man, horse owner Tony Schiro, was outside the stable area at Emerald Downs Saturday afternoon when two runaway horses came galloping straight toward him
  • He is scheduled to undergo hip surgery Sunday night, say family and friends
  • One of the jockeys was injured and required hospitalization as well
  • Schiro suffered extensive injuries, including a broken right hip, a broken femur, 10 broken ribs on his right side, a collapsed lung, damage to his eye socket that required stitches and a horseshoe print on the right side of his face


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