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Heading for the Fort Erie track at the end of the meet. Photo by Laurie Langely

After Fort Erie closed, many hands help horses

In a town that lost one of its McDonald’s Restaurant at the start of the year and its racetrack a few weeks ago, two horse-loving Fort Erie women doggedly work to find soft landings for racehorses who would otherwise lose their jobs, entering an unknown fate, since the rusted, chain-length fence was stretched across the backside’s entrance and padlocked. Owners and trainers too, who didn’t know what their next steps would be, worked earnestly with Alexis Kacho-Sinke and Kim Sinodinos, co-founders of horse charity Second Start Thoroughbreds, to make sure their horses would be safe. “I’m amazed that the track […]