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The Martin County Sheriff's Department escorted Valerie Ashker and Peter Friedman five miles after a road-rage incident briefly delayed the couple's cross-country trip on OTTBs.

Road rage briefly delays 3,500 mile OTTB trek

Valerie Ashker and her ex-racehorse Primitivo, who are crossing the United States on a 3,500-mile ride, were forced off the road and nearly run down yesterday in an apparent road rage incident. Ashker, 60, and her horses were making their way along Highway 50, at the mile 45 marker in Indiana when a late model gold Impala flew at them, grazing but not injuring Primitivo, Ashker says. The incident, which was reported to the Martin County Sheriff Department and witnessed by truckers who pulled off the road to help, occurred at about 11 a.m., she says, further explaining: “I was […]