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Report: Espinoza Out Of Neck Brace, More Physical Therapy Ahead

According to a report in the Daily Racing Form, Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza is out of the neck brace he has worn since late July, but is several weeks away from returning to the saddle. Espinoza is recovering from a fracture of his C-3 vertebra, suffered when he fell from mount Bobby Abu Dhabi when […]

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‘A Very Good Chance’ Bobby Abu Dhabi Did Not Suffer Heart Attack, Says CHRB Chairman

When Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza was seriously injured during a workout aboard Bobby Abu Dhabi last month at Del Mar, it was widely assumed that the Peter Miller-trained 4-year-old had suffered a heart attack, both because of the suddenness of his fall and the fact that he remained motionless afterward. On Thursday, California […]

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‘The Toughest Thing I’ve Ever Done’: Espinoza’s Recovery Slow But Steady

Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza suffered a fracture to his C-3 vertebrae in late July at Del Mar, when Bobby Abu Dhabi suffered what was apparently a fatal heart attack during a morning workout. Espinoza spoke to the Los Angeles Times about his recovery; currently, the 46-year-old jockey requires a 24-hour caregiver to aid him […]

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Espinoza Sidelined To Heal C-3 Fracture; Full Recovery Expected

Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza suffered a fracture to the transverse process of his C-3 vertebrae on Sunday morning at Del Mar, when his mount, Grade 2 winner Bobby Abu Dhabi, suffered what appeared to be a sudden cardiac event during a morning workout. Espinoza was taken to Scripps La Jolla Hospital, and according […]

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Espinoza Suffers Fractured Vertebrae In Bobby Abu Dhabi Fatality

Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza incurred a fracture of the C-3 vertebra in his neck when thrown from his mount Bobby Abu Dhabi, who suffered an apparent fatal heart attack during a workout at approximately 9:05 a.m.Sunday. Espinoza, 46, lay motionless for several minutes before being fitted with a neck brace and being taken by […]

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Joking Gets Back On Track For Friday’s True North Stakes

It’s been a while, about 20 months, since Joking was seen in the winner’s circle after the Grade 1 Vosburgh, which punched his ticket to the 2016 Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Sprint for owner-trainer Charlton Baker. Joking never got a chance to run in the Breeders’ Cup. The now 9-year-old son of Distorted Humor developed […]

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OBS Spring Sale Kicks Off Tuesday, Continues Through Friday

The OBS Spring Sale of Two Year Olds in Training is set for Tuesday through Friday, April 24th – 27th with all sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m. Hips 1-305 will sell on Tuesday, Hips 307-612 on Wednesday, Hips 613-918 will be offered Thursday and Hips 919-1222 on Friday. The Sale will be streamed live via the OBS […]

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Bobby Abu Dhabi Takes Kona Gold; Ten Blessings Injured, Euthanized

Rockingham Ranch and David Bernsen’s Bobby Abu Dhabi (5-2) was able to repel the late bid of 7-5 favorite Ransom the Moon on Saturday, winning the Grade 2 Kona Gold Stakes by 1 1/4 lengths. It was the first graded stakes triumph for the 4-year-old son of Macho Uno, who was ridden to victory by […]

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Favored City Of Light Completes Malibu-Triple Bend Double

Mr. and Mrs. William Warren’s City of Light is now a two-time Grade 1 winner after posting a hard-fought victory in Saturday’s Triple Bend Stakes at Santa Anita Park. The 4-year-old son of Quality Road covered seven furlongs over the fast main track in 1:21.35, ridden by Drayden Van Dyke for trainer Mike McCarthy. Off […]

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