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Jockey Martinez Has Surgery

Jockey Michael Martinez, who ranks second in the rider standings at Golden Gate Fields, was in critical but stable condition Sept. 13 after nearly 11 hours of emergency surgery overnight at Oakland's Highland Hospital.
   
Martinez, 24, suffered a severed spinal cord in a spill Sept. 12 at the Albany, Calif., track, according to reports. In addition, he had a major head injury and punctured lung. A track official said Dr. Frederico Castro-Moure removed shards of three fractured vertebrae during the lengthy surgery.
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