Keyword: Injury

  • Zabeel Recovering From Leg Injury

    A paddock accident to a hind leg of the great Zabeel sent a scare through Cambridge Stud in New Zealand where the champion has been standing for 10 years. He was immediately confined to his stall.

  • Jockey Gary Stevens lies on ground after Arlington Million accident.

    Stevens Focused on Full Recovery

    Gary Stevens' voice was weak in a teleconference held Wednesday, but his words were strong. He plans on returning to the saddle after he recovers from injuries suffered Saturday when he was thrown from Storming Home.

  • Dunkleberger Injured in Three-Horse Spill at Aqueduct

    Three horses fell nearing the stretch during the running of the ninth race at Aqueduct Saturday in a chain-reaction spill that left jockey Travis Dunkleberger hospitalized and two horses euthanized.

  • Ward Assistant Azeff Seriously Injured During Training Hours

    Yvonne Azeff, an assistant to trainer John T. Ward Jr., was injured Saturday morning at Gulfstream Park when she was thrown from the horse she was riding after it became agitated by another horse. Azeff was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital and was listed in "serious" condition as of 1:00 p.m.

  • Two Jockeys Injured at Aqueduct

    Jockeys Heberto Castillo Jr. and Robert Villafan were hospitalized Friday after suffering injuries in a spill during Aqueduct's seventh race. Castillo's mount, Madame Viceroy B B, sustained a fractured left front leg and was euthanized.

  • Jockey Puglisi Injured at Los Alamitos

    Jockey Iggy Puglisi suffered several injuries in a fall at Los Alamitos Racetrack Saturday night. According to his agent, Richie Silverstein, 26-year-old Puglisi broke three vertebrae and bones in his right knee.

  • Jockey Killed at Beulah Park

    One jockey was killed and two others were injured Saturday when a horse stumbled coming down the stretch at Beulah Park. Arnold Ruiz, 33, of Arlington Heights, Ill., fell with Winds of Sonora and was run over by the two horses behind him, track steward Joe DeLuca said. Ruiz was pronounced dead of head injuries at Grant Hospital.

  • Chavez 'Day-To-Day' After Friday Spill

    Jorge Chavez was tossed from Manorwood Stables' Whataboutus prior to the first race at Saratoga Friday, then rode the 2-year-old Clever Trick filly to a 2 1/4-length victory before taking off the rest of his mounts on the day. Chavez took off is Saturday mounts as well but may ride Sunday, according to his agent, Richard dePass.

  • Joe Bravo Breaks Leg in Monmouth Park Spill

    Joe Bravo, leading rider at Monmouth Park, suffered a broken leg after being thrown from his mount King of Spain shortly after the start of the fifth race at Monmouth Friday. He was taken to Monmouth Medical Center where he will undergo surgery on Sunday.

  • Santos Fractures Wrist; Griffinite in Need of Preakness Jockey

    Jockey Jose Santos fractured his right wrist on Saturday, the result of being thrown from his mount, Kalu, shortly after winning the Hawthorne Derby (gr. IIIT). Santos had been slated to ride Griffinite in the Preakness, but trainer Jennifer Pedersen is now searching for a new rider for the colt.

  • Jockey Albarado Remains Hospitalized

    Jockey Robby Albarado remained hospitalized at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Ky. on Saturday for treatment of injuries he sustained during the ninth race at Keeneland on Friday.

  • Jockey Radke Misses Mounts After Spill

    Jockey Kevin Radke was hospitalized after a spill during the first race of the Bay Meadows meeting Friday night. The jockey suffered bruises and a sore neck in the mishap but plans to resume riding on Sunday.

  • Pleasant Breeze winning the Saratoga Breeders' Cup Handicap.

    Pleasant Breeze X-Rays Negative

    X-rays taken of Pleasant Breeze following his 2 3/4-length win in Sunday's Saratoga Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) showed no signs of a fracture, according to trainer H. James Bond.

  • Metropolitan Winner Yankee Victor Retired

    Yankee Victor, who won this year's Metropolitan Handicap at Belmont Park, has been retired from racing after suffering a slight injury to his right front ankle during the June 25 Hanshin Handicap at Arlington International Racecourse.