Fogelsonger Off Mounts; Wilson has Surgery
Jockey Ryan Fogelsonger took off all eight of his mounts Saturday at Laurel Park, citing soreness from a fall in Thursday's eighth race.Fit To Kill broke down in the incident, tossing the rider. The 22-year old rode five horses on Friday's card, including a winner in the opener. He returned to Maryland two weeks ago after a six-month stint in Southern California and has eight victories in 10 days.In other Maryland jockey news, Rick Wilson underwent surgery on his right leg Friday. The 50-year old broke the leg in a spill at Pimlico in October 2002 and missed 54 weeks. Since returning the veteran rider has won 151 races and now ranks 20th on the all-time national win list, just 72 wins shy of 5,000 for his career. Wilson expects to be back in two to four weeks, according to his agent John Salzman Jr.
Date Posted: 2/28/2004 7:18:50 PM
Last Updated: 2/28/2004 7:22:30 PM
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