jockey injury

Beschizza Preparing For Return To The Saddle After Broken Collar Bone

Jockey Adam Beschizza will likely return to the saddle next weekend to begin working horses at Fair Grounds following four weeks on the sideline after suffering a broken collar bone at Keeneland, according to his agent Liz Morris. Beschizza, who began riding fulltime in the U.S. in 2017 from his native England, will attempt to […]

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Jockey Leonel Reyes To Miss Up To Two Months With Broken Arm, Chin

Leonel Reyes, leading the Gulfstream Park West riding colony with 22 wins, will miss 6-to-8 weeks after suffering a broken arm and chin in Friday’s seventh race. Reyes was unseated when the 3-year-old filly Blue Eyed Beth hit the rail in Friday’s seventh race. The filly was uninjured, but Reyes underwent surgery on his chin […]

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Woodbine Jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson Nears Return From Injury

Multiple award-winning jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson is nearing her return to racing at Woodbine after being injured in action early last month. Wilson, a career winner of more than 1,500 races, suffered a broken left clavicle and fractures to her right hand when she was dismounted during a spill on September 8. Approximately six weeks removed […]

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Gary Stevens Enjoying ‘New Chapter’ As Racing Analyst

Gary Stevens didn’t call it a career on his own terms, but blessed with a good head on his shoulders with an affinity for common sense, he knew when told to retire or else, he did. The advice he received was unquestionably sound. He didn’t quibble. “It’s long gone,” Stevens said with genuine resolve of […]

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Updated: Geroux Suffers Fractured Sternum In Training Incident At Keeneland

Jockey Florent Geroux was unseated Sunday morning during training hours at Keeneland, according to TVG. He was hospitalized and underwent x-rays, but was able to move his arms and legs. Caton Bredar later reported on Twitter that the jockey had been diagnosed with a broken sternum. The incident occurred later in the morning when Geroux was […]

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From Fractured Femur To Leading Rider, Zayas Having A ‘Very Special Year’

Fresh off his victory aboard Mark Casse-trained Two Sixty in Saturday’s $400,000 My Dear Girl Division of the FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes, Edgard Zayas was honored as the Summer Meet’s champion jockey on closing day Sunday at Gulfstream Park. The featured guest in a winner’s circle ceremony following Sunday’s eighth race rode 66 winners to […]

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Robby Albarado Ready To ‘Ease Into’ Riding Races At Kentucky Downs

Robby Albarado, who suffered a fractured wrist when he went down in a June 23 spill at Churchill Downs, will resuming riding races on Saturday’s opening-day card of the RUNHAPPY Meet at Kentucky Downs. Albarado has the mount on the Wayne Catalano-trained Well Spent in the $500,000 Exacta Systems Juvenile Fillies. The jockey will ride […]

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‘Tougher Than A Nickel Steak’: Ouzts Recuperating From Shoulder Surgery, But He’ll Be Back

The seventh-winningest jockey in Thoroughbred racing with 7,065 wins to his name, Perry Wayne Ouzts has long been a familiar face on the southern Ohio and Northern Kentucky racing circuits. At 65 years young, Ouzts has been temporarily sidelined by injury, but his faithful fans believe the jockey won’t be out of the saddle for […]

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Hall Of Fame Jockey Prado Out Several Weeks With Broken Rib

Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado is expected to be sidelined a few weeks with a broken rib sustained in Friday’s last race at Gulfstream Park. Prado was unseated from his mount Mister Noisi down the backstretch. Agent Mike Kelly said Prado was taken to Aventura Hospital and Medical Center after Friday’s races for further […]

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Bing Crosby Win Brings Espinoza ‘Full Circle’ After Career-Threatening Injury

The victory by Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza on Cistron in Saturday’s Bing Crosby Stakes was his fourth in that race and 98th in his Del Mar career. Espinoza, 47, needs two more stakes to not only reach the 100 mark but also tie the retired Gary Stevens for third on the track’s all-time […]

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