Johnston, Seefeldt treated after spill

November 04, 1991|By Special to The Sun

LAUREL -- Two jockeys wre injured during a spill yesterday at Laurel Race Course.

Mark Johnston and Andrea Seefeldt were taken to their saddles during the third race.

Johnston, who suffered a broken nose and abrasions, was released later. Seefeldt, who has a compound fracture of the collarbone, was being kept for treatment, a hospital spokeswoman said.

The collision started when two horses clipped heels, a track spokeswoman said. She said the horses were unhurt and finshed the race riderless. The jockeys were taken to the hospital about 1:30 p.m.

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