Young Florida man dies in horse training accident at Tampa Bay Downs track

17 days ago

Oldsmar news, Florida news.

A Florida teen was killed Saturday in a horse training accident at Tampa Bay Downs track, authorities said.

The victim, identified as 19-year-old Daniel Quintero, was pronounced dead at around 7 a.m. A track announcer reported that the deadly accident involved two horses.

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  • “Exercise rider Daniel Quintero, 19, died as a result of a training accident this morning at Tampa Bay Downs,” Tampa Bay Downs said.

    “The entire racetrack community expresses its condolences to his family members and friends. The track will observe a moment of silence at 12:20 p.m. in honor of Quintero.”

    In a separate statement, the Tampa Bay Downs added: “Jockeys and their valets observe a moment of silence in honor of 19-year-old exercise rider Daniel Quintero, who died this morning in a training accident.”