Tuesday, July 17 2012
JOCKEY JOSE ORTIZ SCHEDULED TO LEAVE HOSPITAL MONDAY
ELMONT, N.Y. – Apprentice rider Jose Ortiz was scheduled to be released from North Shore University Hospital Monday afternoon after an overnight stay following a spill in Sunday afternoon’s eighth race at Belmont Park.
According to the NYRA Jockey Advocate, CT Scans and X-rays were negative on Ortiz, with the exception of a bruised lung.
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