Harness Racing Accident Leaves Some Fans Injured 

Officials in Maine say five harness racing fans at the Windsor Fair were injured when a starting gate mounted on a moving pickup truck hit them as they stood alongside the track. Bystanders were struck Monday afternoon after the start of the 13th race. Three were taken to an Augusta hospital, but there was no word on their condition. The others were treated at the track. Harness races get off to rolling starts, with the starting gateextending to the sides of a moving vehicle. The gates are supposedto retract at the starting line as the vehicle pulls to the side tolet the racers proceed. Monday’s mishap occurred when the gate apparently didn’t retractas intended. (AP)