Keyword: Injured

  • Edgar Prado

    Prado Hospitalized, Released After Spill

    Edgar Prado was hospitalized, but quickly released April 23 following a spill at Keeneland Race Course. The Peruvian jockey, who will ride Adriano in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) for trainer H. Graham Motion, had been aboard another Motion trainee in the seventh race at the Lexington oval when the accident occurred.

  • Rojas Hospitalized After Spill

    Jockey Raul Rojas was sent to North Shore University Hospital Nov. 17 after his mount, Bully for Us, unseated the rider in Aqueduct's sixth race, a maiden event for New York-bred 2-year-olds.

  • Apprentice Branch Out with Broken Hand

    Apprentice rider Kyle Branch, who was thrown from his mount after the last race at Monmouth Park June 9, will undergo surgery today in his hometown of Seattle, Washington, for a fractured left hand.

  • Espinosa Undergoes Surgery for Injured Ankle

    Jockey Jose Espinoza underwent successful surgery May 16 to repair his fractured right ankle which was injured in a spill during the fourth race at Belmont Park on May 13.

  • Jockey Birzer Paralyzed, Recovering from Surgery

    Mountaineer Park-based jockey Gary Birzer, 27, remains paralyzed from the waist down after suffering injuries to his neck and spinal cord in a two-horse spill July 20 at the Chester, W. Va. oval.