Ben Garner, an amateur steeplechase jockey who also exercised horses in the mornings, was airlifted to Albany Medical Center after sustaining serious injuries in a training accident at Saratoga Aug. 24.
Jockey Beverly Burress, who led all apprentice riders at Oaklawn Park during the 2006 meet, suffered injury to her left knee in a training accident March 8 and will be out of action indefinitely. The horse she was riding in the training accident, Black Type Magic, was uninjured in the mishap.
Lisa Jackson, a groom at Mountaineer Race Track & Gaming Resort, died the morning of March 27 after a training accident at the West Virginia track.
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