Borel Suffers Broken Leg in Fall at Keeneland Race

Oct 23, 2013



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.