Jockey hurt, horse destroyed in spill

April 04, 1993|By Special to The Sun

CHARLES TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA — CHARLES TOWN, W.VA. -- One horse was destroyed and one jockey injured in a four-horse spill last night at the Charles Town Races.

The spill occurred in the 4 1/2 -furlong seventh race when No Problem Harry, ridden by jockey Richard Conrnwell, broke down while leading in the far turn, throwing the rider to the track. Wayne Barnett, aboard Harvest's Pro, Mark Munden, On Arkansas Drive, and Rick Ruhge, riding Mr. Plum, also wre unseated attempting to avoid the fallen horse and rider.

Munden was taken to nearby Jefferson Memorial Hospital after complaining of lower-back pain.

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