Perth horse trainer in critical condition after suffering mid-race heart attack

Veteran trainer suffered mid-race heart attack and was trampled by other horses Tony Ciuppa was in the fourth race when he fell out the back of a lightweight cart Footage shows the 72-year-old falling onto the track where CPR was performed 

By Emily Pidgeon For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 03:06 BST, 3 May 2018 | Updated: 03:06 BST, 3 May 2018

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A veteran harness racing trainer suffered a mid-race heart attack which saw him fall from his cart before being trampled by another horse during the event.

Tony Ciuppa is in a critical condition after suffering a heart attack during the fourth race earlier this week.

The 72-year-old fell from his sulky, a lightweight cart attached to the back of his horse Guns With Cows, at Gloucester Park, Western Australia,The West reported.

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Tony Ciuppa (far right) is in a critical condition after suffering a heart attack during a race 

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