Joy Scott: Injured Rider’s Surgery on Hold

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Santa Anita jockey Joy Scott, who suffered a compound fracture to her right femur during a training accident earlier this week, has had to have surgery to repair the leg put on hold until an infection clears up.

Her son, Jesse Sanchez, told the Daily Racing Form that doctors want to wait until the infection subsides before they operate. Scott has been at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena since Tuesday.

The 53-year-old Scott broke the same leg in an accident at Los Alamitos in 2001.

Read more at the Daily Racing Form

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  • http://twitter.com/GuyFleegman1 Guy Fleegman

    Get well soon Joy!

  • Dantana

    Joy is the hardest working person on the racetrack. 
    Everyone wishes her well.

  • Don Reed

    Joy, you’re my idea of The Greatest. Hoping you’ll bounce back, strong as ever.

  • WILLIAM L. ANTON

    You have always had alot of whatever, so overcome this and get a few winners. GET WELL SOON..

  • Erica Valentine

    Joy I was really pissed off that they gave Bejarano , East Sky . thats your horse . If you would of been on him you would of won that race . Get well soon

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