Tiger trainer injured during Ringling Bros. circus at Reliant

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on July 11, 2013 at 9:28 PM

Updated Friday, Jul 12 at 9:33 AM

HOUSTON -- A Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey tiger trainer was injured during Thursday night's show at Reliant Stadium.

Big cat presenter and trainer Alexander Lacey experienced a minor non-animal related injury during his performance.

It happened during the double walk tiger trick.

He was bleeding quite a bit, but Lacey continued with his performance in high spirits, according to reports.

Onsite paramedics examined Lacey following the end of his act.

According to Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey show, Lacey is going to be fine and will perform in Friday night's show.

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