Articles posted May 12, 2006

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Preakness Notes: Friday, May 12

Upbeat reports continue to filter into Pimlico from training centers where Preakness (gr. I) hopefuls ready for next Saturday's middle jewel of racing's Triple Crown. Horses begin to arrive at Old Hilltop on Tuesday afternoon.

Jockey Murphy Bruises Spinal Cord in Fall

Jockey Cindy Murphy remained hospitalized Friday after she was thrown in the fifth race at Prairie Meadows Thursday night. According to her husband, Travis Murphy, the jockey did not sustain any broken bones or head trauma from the accident, but was experiencing temporary paralysis due to a bruised spinal cord.

Injured Prairie Meadows Jockey in ICU with Spinal Cord Injury

Jockey Cindy Noll Murphy remained hospitalized Friday for treatment for injuries sustained when she was thrown in Thursday's fifth race at Prairie Meadows. According to her husband, Travis Murphy, the jockey did not sustain any broken bones or head trauma from the accident, but was experiencing temporary paralysis due to a bruised spinal cord.

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