Keyword: jockey injury

  • Jockey John Velazquez released from hospital after treatment for injuries suffered in Thursday fall at Keeneland.

    Velazquez to Miss Derby with Shoulder, Chest Injuries

    Jockey John Velazquez, injured when his mount broke down at Keeneland April 20, will miss the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) due to a fractured right shoulder blade and other injuries, according to Tristan Barry, an assistant to trainer Todd Pletcher.

  • Garcia Released from Hospital, Could Ride Next Week

    Apprentice jockey Martin Garcia was released from California's Stanford Hospital on Tuesday and could begin riding as early as next Monday, according to Dr. David Seftel, track physician at Bay Meadows.

  • Jockey Nelson Injured in Spill

    Leroy Nelson, who fell off his mount in the second race Wednesday at Gulfstream Park, suffered a separated shoulder and will be out of action for an indefinite period, according to Jockey Guild representative Roger Velez.

  • Jockey Morgan Discharged From Hospital

    Veteran jockey Mike Morgan checked out of Louisville's Norton Audubon Hospital on Tuesday, but injuries he suffered in a four-horse spill on Sunday at Churchill Downs will keep him on the sidelines for several weeks.

  • Jockey Wilson Released from Hospital

    Maryland jockey Rick Wilson was discharged May 25 from the Maryland Shock Trauma Center and sent for rehabilitation to Kernan Hospital near Baltimore.

  • 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.

  • Apprentice Jockey Nagle Knocked Unconscious at Churchill

    Apprentice jockey Valerie Nagle was knocked unconscious when the horse she was riding fell during a race at Churchill Downs on Saturday. Nagle, 23, a native of Ireland and former dressage rider, was aboard Derby City Slew in the fourth race.

  • Leading Oaklawn Park Jockey Injured

    Terry Thompson, the leading rider of the current Oaklawn Park meet, was injured Saturday after falling from Fleet Boss during the track's fifth race.

  • Despite Saturday Ride, Dunkleberger to Miss Two More Weeks

    Jockey Travis Dunkleberger will likely miss two more weeks of racing while recovering from a Feb. 9 spill at Aqueduct. Despite not having fully recovered, Dunkleberger rode Prized Stamp to a second-place finish in Saturday's Barbara Fritchie Handicap (gr. II) at Laurel Park.

  • 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.

  • Aqueduct Jockeys Released from Hospital

    Jockeys Heberto Castillo Jr. and Roberto Villafan were released from the hospital Saturday, a day after being injured in a spill during a race at Aqueduct.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • Guidry Recovering After Saturday Spill

    Jockey Mark Guidry missed his Sunday mounts at Arlington International Racecourse as the result of a spill at the Chicago-area track on Saturday. Guidry was treated and released from Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Ill., after he was thrown to the track when his mount, Lex a Million, broke down at the half-mile pole during the seventh race on Saturday.

  • Guidry Injured in Arlington Spill

    Jockey Mark Guidry was taken to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Ill., after he was thrown to the track when his mount, Lex a Million, broke down on the backstretch during the seventh race at Arlington International Racecourse. Track officials said Guidry was conscious and alert.

  • Nakatani Suffers Fractured Clavicle

    Jockey Corey Nakatani was taken to Scripps La Jolla Hospital for X-rays Saturday after his mount, Candace in Paris, clipped heels with Elderberry turning into the stretch and fell. Nakatani suffered a fractured left clavicle in the spill.