09/13/2017 11:01AM

Funeral Friday for Woodbine exercise rider killed in training accident


ETOBICOKE, Ontario – A funeral will be held Thursday for Woodbine outrider and exercise rider Darren Fortune, who died in a training accident last Friday at age 43.

Visitation will be from 12-1 p.m. at the Newediuk Funeral Home, Kipling Chapel, at 2058 Kipling Ave. in Toronto. The funeral will follow there from 1-2 p.m.

Fortune was the main exercise rider for trainer Nick Gonzalez, and was an outrider who worked for Woodbine during the races.