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NCPD: Man Died After Being Thrown Off Horse at Belmont Race Track

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A 39-year-old trainer died in Elmont after being thrown from his horse.

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Elmont, NY - September 5, 2014 - The Fourth Squad reports the details of a Serious Aided that occurred on Friday, September 05, 2014 at approximately 8:00 am in Elmont.
 
According to detectives, a 39 year old male trainer at Belmont Race Track, 2150 Hempstead Turnpike was exercising a horse on the track when he was thrown to the ground.  The victim was transported to a local hospital in a private ambulance before police arrival and was pronounced deceased at 8:50 am by hospital staff. 
 
Identification of the deceased is being withheld pending family notification.