Monday, April 16, 2012
Jockey Matthew Straight Involved in Spill, Sent to UK Medical Center
LEXINGTON, KY (April 15, 2012) – Jockey Matthew Straight was “awake and responsive, and complaining of left shoulder pain,” according to Keeneland medical director Dr. Barry Schumer following a spill in the fifth race at Keeneland.
Schumer said Straight was transported to University of Kentucky Medical Center for further evaluation.
State veterinarian Dr. Bryce Peckham reported the 3-year-old filly suffered very minor injuries and walked off the course.
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