As reported by some press agencies, the Mobile Squad of the Agrigento Police intervened in force to block a clandestine race that was taking place along a provincial road in Ciccobriglio di Naro district.
As usual, the two horses pulling the sulky were surrounded and followed by a crowd of people on scooters and motorcycles. Among them some minors.
The two horses were seized and placed in judicial custody, whilst 3 people were reported for illegal racing and illegal betting plus various violations of the highway code.
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