injured Thistledown jockey

Agent Says Jockey Mauro Cedillo Is “Going to Be Okay”

It was not hard to expect the worst when apprentice jockey Mauro Cedillo went down in a May 1 spill at Thistledown. It was as frightening a spill as you could ever see and it appeared that he had been trampled by one, if not more horses, after being thrown to the track. He was taken to the intensive care unit at Cleveland's MetroHealth Medical Center and was on a ventilator while heavily sedated. But less than a week after the spill, the 24-year-old apprentice from Guatemala is in the...

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