Chaos at Cartmel as horse Peltwell crashes through barrier forcing terrified crowd to flee before smashing into cars | The Sun

CHAOS ensued at Cartwell this afternoon as horse Peltwell crashed through the barrier in a terrifying incident.

Peltwell was competing in the 14:29 Banks Lyon Jewellers Female Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle when the horrifying moment occurred.




She got unsettled at the first, unseating her rider and tearing towards the barrier.

The terrified crowd watched on as the Neil Mulholland-trained horse crashed through the barrier and towards parked vehicles.

Peltwell came to a crashing halt after hitting a small truck.

Fears grew for the poor horse as the scary incident ensued.

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Thankfully she was able to get up and appeared okay.

Peltwell received immediate attention after the awful incident.

Fans took to Twitter to express their relief at the horse surviving with just a cut for her troubles.

One wrote: "Thank goodness, it looked awful."

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A second commented: "Thank heavens, that was bloody horrible."

Another added: "Thank goodness looks as though Peltwell is ok."

While a further fan tweeted: "Peltwell up at Cartmel. Believe has a cut but seemingly ok."

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