01/05/2008 12:00AM

Six horses die in fire

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Six horses were killed in a barn fire at the former Riverside Downs racetrack in Henderson, Ky,. on Friday evening, according to the Evansville Courier and Press newspaper. Nineteen horses were rescued from the barn.

It was third third fire in four years at the training center, which is located in western Kentucky near Ellis Park. In December 2003, 22 horses were killed in a barn fire at the training facility.