The tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks was observed in an unsuspecting--and completely unplanned--manner at one New York racetrack.

According to an article from the New York Post, Belmont Park, located just over the New York City line on Long Island, started their day of racing as planned, but things got interesting upon the completion of the third race on the card.

You see, the horse that won the first race broke from slot 9 in the starting gate. The horse that took home top honors in the second race left the gate from slot 1, and, as you might have guessed by now, the winner of the third race also broke from the 1 slot. That's right...9-1-1.

The article also pointed out that in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, Belmont had served as one of the staging areas for workers and emergency vehicles.

"I'm sure that a lot of fans and bettors took 9-1-1 as a pick three because of the day, but my concern is to win one race at a time--and when this happened it just seemed very special," trainer David Jacobson said in the article.

Jacobson saddled the winners of the first two races on the card that day, Say Toba Sandy and Wishful Tomcat. Haya's Boy, trained by Joseph Aquilino, was the winner in the third race.

An eerie coincidence? No doubt. Another fitting way to memorialize those who lost their lives? Absolutely.