Back in the Saddle: Bailey to Return Next Week
Updated: Saturday, October 9, 2004 1:00 PM
Posted: Thursday, October 7, 2004 3:00 PM
Photo: Miami Project to Cure Paralysis
Jockey Jerry Bailey, left, with veteran NBA player Robert Parrish at the Great Sports Legends dinner.
Jockey Jerry Bailey, who has been sidelined since early September due to a fractured left wrist, expects to ride competitively again on Oct. 13 at the Keeneland meet in Lexington, Ky.
Bailey, who sustained his injury while installing a storm window to protect his Fort Lauderdale, Fla. home from Hurricane Frances, breezed horses in New York Wednesday after being aboard for some gallops at Calder Racecourse Tuesday, according to his agent Ron Anderson.
Anderson said it would not be known until after this weekend whether Bailey will have any mounts in the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships at Lone Star Park Oct. 30.
During his break, Bailey was among a number of athletes honored at the "Great Sports Legends" dinner to benefit the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City Sept. 28.
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