Jockey Gibbs Remains in Intensive Care Unit

Jockey Craig Gibbs remained in stable condition in the intensive care unit at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center on July 26, two days after being injured at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.

According to a statement from the track, the 22-year-old Maryland native has had limited visits from his family and girlfriend since being injured in the spill that took place during the fourth race July 24. The exact nature of Gibb's injuries have not been disclosed.

Gibbs was injured when owner-trainer Margaret Alexander’s Smokin Queenie fell while racing between horses nearing the five-eighth pole in the 1 1/16-mile turf race.

After working in Maryland at Bonita Farm and then for trainer Dale Capuano, Gibbs rode his first winner on June 22, 2007, at Colonial Downs in Virginia. He was the second-leading race winning jockey in Maryland in 2008. This year he has a record of 30 wins, 27 seconds and 26 thirds from 271 mounts at Penn National.

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