8 horses die in barn fire near Keeneland race track

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by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 9, 2014 at 7:04 AM

Updated Friday, May 9 at 3:32 PM

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Several horses were killed Thursday night after a fire broke out at a barn near the Keeneland race track.

According to WKYT, the fire broke out in a barn behind the track.

The barn owner said 10 horses were inside the the blaze started, and eight of them died.

It is also reported that a firefighter suffered a minor injury.

No word on what caused the fire. An investigation is underway.

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