Jockey Injured on Racetrack

Possible wrist injury for Del Mar rider

By Lauren Steussy
|  Thursday, Aug 11, 2011  |  Updated 7:17 AM PDT
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Jockey Injured on Racetrack

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A jockey racing in the Del Mar horse races fell from his horse Wednesday on the first turn.

The unnamed jockey was competing in the eighth race at about 4 p.m. when he fell.

Del Mar Medics and Fire Department officials responded to the scene and transported the jockey to Scripps La Jolla hospital. Medics treated him for a possible right wrist injury.
 

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