An assistant handler at Delaware Park horse-racing track has been suspended for punching a horse in the head, park officials have said.
The incident happened Thursday and was caught on video.
A special hearing on the incident was expected to be held Saturday by the state Thoroughbred Racing Commission, and a ruling could come out Sunday or Monday, according to NBC10.
Across state lines, in New Jersey, sports betting became legalized the same day of the race. Gov. Murphy wagered $20 on Germany to win the World Cup and $20 more on the New Jersey Devils to capture another championship in 2019.