Horse Euthanized, Jockeys Recovering After Nasty Accident At Gulfstream Park
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Horse Euthanized, Jockeys Recovering After Nasty Accident At Gulfstream Park

August 14, 2019


MONEY FOR AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS AND PARKS. THEY SAID THAT THE COMMUNITY NEEDS TO BE OUTRAGED BY THE VIOLENCE UNTIL IT STOPS. IT’S A BAD SPILL. TONIGHT THREE JOCKEYS ARE RECOVERING INTEREST INJURIES SUFFERED IN THIS HORSE RACE COLLISION AT GULFSTREAM PARK. WE HAVE LIVE OUTSIDE OF THE TRACK WITH MORE. Reporter: THAT ACCIDENT TOOK PLACE ON THIS PART OF THE TRACK BEHIND ME ON SATURDAY. SEVERAL HORSE RACING PROS THAT I SPOKE WITH SAID THIS IS ONE OF THE WORST ACCIDENTS THAT THEY HAVE EVER SEEN. IT WAS THE 11TH RACE AT GULFSTREAM PARK AND IT BEGAN LIKE ANY OTHER, BUT AS THE HORSES PREPARED FOR THE HOME STRETCH, THIS HAPPENED. IT’S A BAD SPILL. Reporter: HORSES AND JOCKEYS WENT FLYING. I DO NOT REMEMBER THE LAST TIME I SAW AN INCIDENT THIS HORRIBLE. Reporter: THIS MAN HAS BEEN REPRESENTING TOP JOCKEYS SINCE THE EARLY 1970s. THE HORSE IN FRONT OF CAN DO WENT DOWN AND THEN CAN DO WENT DOWN. THE HELMET WAS SPLIT IN TWO. THIS COULD HAVE BEEN WORSE. THE JOCKEY SUFFERED A BROKEN COLLAR BONE AND BROKEN RIBS AND INTERNAL INJURIES, ANOTHER JOCKEY ALSO GOT THROWN. HE WAS TOO CLOSE TO THE OTHER HORSE. HE DID HOT HAVE TIME TO JUMP. Reporter: HE SUFFERED A SPRAINED ANKLE. Reporter: DOCTORS EUTHANIZED CAN DO AFTER THE RACE. IT WAS VERY EMOTIONAL. IT LOOKED LIKE A NASCAR WRECK. Reporter: THE JOCKEY WE INTERVIEWED SAID DISIET THE SPRAINED ANKLE HE PLANS TO BE OUT HERE WEDNESDAY.

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