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March 22, 2015

INJURED JOCKEYS RECUPERATING, THANKFUL FOR SUPPORT

by Press Box
Updated information on the jockeys injured Saturday
Three jockeys injured in a spill Saturday are recuperating from their injuries and have expressed thanks for the support and prayers from friends, racing fans and well-wishers.

Silvia Zapico underwent surgery today at St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa to repair a broken right femur. Keiber Coa and Ricardo Mejias were able to return home Saturday night.

Coa suffered a broken left collarbone and Mejias broke his left collarbone and three fingers.

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