Jockey Clark Seriously Injured, But in Stable Condition
Updated: Friday, August 16, 2002 4:12 PM
Posted: Friday, August 16, 2002 4:07 PM
Jockey David Clark is in stable condition but still in intensive care following a training accident at Woodbine Race Course Thursday morning. He is in Toronto's Sunnybrook Hospital.
The native of Blaydon, England suffered two collapsed lungs, nine broken ribs, and a broken clavical while riding on the main track. Clark's agent, Ken Zweig, called the incident a freak training accident.
"It's one of those very unfortunate things," said Zweig. "The horse just got spooked. It was nobody's fault."
Clark, who has won more than 2,300 races, and $47 million over the course of his career, continues to recover from his injuries.
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