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14 Horses Perish in Stable Blaze

April 9, 1986

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) _ Fourteen horses perished Wednesday when fire swept through two stables at Chile’s largest racetrack, officials said.

The fire started shortly before midnight, according to Alfredo Bagu, owner of the Santiago Club Hipico. A fire department spokesman said the cause was not immediately known.

Bagu said employees rescued 16 horses.

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