Mena Injured at Keeneland Oct. 18

Jockey suffers soft tissue injuries.

(Edited Keeneland press release)

Jockey Miguel Mena was sent to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington for precautionary X-rays after he was unseated from his mount at the start of Keeneland’s first race Oct. 18.

Mena suffered soft tissue injuries to his neck and left thigh but was described as “awake and alert,” by Keeneland medical personal. His mount, She’s Due, stumbled leaving the gate at the start of the 1 1/16-mile race.