jockey injuries

Jockey Trio Escapes Serious Injury In Laurel Spill; McCarthy, Torres To Miss Weekend Mounts

Journeyman riders Horacio Karamanos, Trevor McCarthy and Jomar Torres each escaped serious injury following a three-horse spill in Friday’s sixth race at Laurel Park. All three riders were taken to the hospital for evaluation and released later that night. Karamanos was at Laurel Saturday morning and was scheduled to ride Devine Mischief in the $100,000 […]

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Zayas Expected To Miss Three Months After Surgery On Broken Leg

Jockey Edgard Zayas was expected Tuesday to remain in Aventura Hospital in Aventura, Fla., for a couple more days following surgery on Monday to repair a broken femur in his right leg sustained in a spill at Gulfstream Park on Sunday. “It looks like he’ll be out for three months,” said friend and valet Nelson […]

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Hall Of Fame Jockey Gary Stevens Retiring Permanently Due To Back Injury

This time, jockey Gary Stevens is hanging them up for good. The Daily Racing Form‘s Jay Privman reported Tuesday that Stevens’ C4 vertebra is pressing up against his spinal cord, following a post parade incident at Del Mar on Saturday. “There won’t be any comebacks from this one,” Stevens told Privman. Stevens also said after […]

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Anonymous Owner Donates $5,000 Of Kentucky Downs Winnings To Assist Injured Jockey Carmouche

A stakes-winning owner during Kentucky Downs recent meet is donating $5,000 for assistance to Kendrick Carmouche, the jockey who sustained a severely fractured leg when his mount fell after being forced to clip heels. “Our group was fortunate enough to win a large purse at Kentucky Downs,” said the owner, who did not want to […]

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‘Ecstatic’ Katie Davis Wins First Race Back After 10 Months On Sidelines

Jockey Katie Davis made a successful return to the irons on Friday, rallying Winners Circle Partners XII’s His Royal Majesty to a tenacious nose victory in the sixth race at Laurel Park in Maryland, her first mount in more than 10 months. After settling His Royal Majesty in third along the rail through a half-mile […]

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Jockey Jon Court Set To Return From Injury Sustained In Motorcycle Accident

Veteran jockey Jon Court is set to return to the saddle Sunday at Churchill Downs following shoulder surgery on June 30 after he was injured in a motorcycle accident. “I feel really good,” Court, 57, said. “I’ve been getting on horses for a couple of weeks and we’re ready to get back to the races.” […]

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Washington HBPA Sets Up Fundraising Effort For Jockey Nikeela Black

In an effort to show both monetary and emotional support to Jockey Nikeela Black Abrams, the Washington HBPA has organized a fundraiser to assist with her recovery. The veteran rider is recovering from injuries she sustained in a spill at the Eastern Idaho Fair at Blackfoot, Idaho. She last rode at Emerald Downs on August […]

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‘Cowboy’ Hamilton Hoping Back Surgery Will Lead To Riding Return

Journeyman Steve “Cowboy” Hamilton, a multiple meet champion in Maryland and winner of more than 1,374 career races, is scheduled to have back surgery Sept. 17 in an attempt to continue his riding career. Hamilton, who turns 45 Oct. 11, has not ridden since finishing second and third in a pair of allowance races June […]

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Kendrick Carmouche To Miss Eight Weeks With Leg Fracture

Kendrick Carmouche is expected to miss seven to eight weeks after fracturing his femur in a spill during the Juvenile Turf Sprint at Kentucky Downs on Saturday, according to Daily Racing Form. Carmouche went down in the stretch when his mount, Chattel, clipped heels as Sovereign Impact drifted out in front of him. Sovereign Impact, […]

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Idaho Jockey Nikeela Black Starts Physical Therapy After Paralyzing Spill

Jockey Nikeela Black is out of intensive care and has started physical therapy after she was seriously injured in a race at the Eastern Idaho State Fair on Sunday. Black’s husband, Lee Abrams, said her mount likely clipped heels with another horse, and after her horse went down, Black was run over by a horse […]

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