Hall of fame jockey Calvin Borel is recovering after a serious spill during an afternoon race at Keeneland Wednesday. The Lexington-Herald Leader reports the 46 year old rider suffered a broken leg after being thrown off ‘Sonic Dancer’ in the sixth race at the Lexington track. Borel was also displaying symptoms of a concussion.
The horse suffered a fatal injury to his right front leg while going for the lead early in the race. The race was waved off midway down the backstretch and declared a no contest.