Jockey Tracy Hebert was badly injured at Evangeline Downs on
Wednesday evening when his mount fell and Hebert was hit by a trailing
horse. Hebert is in Opelousas General Hospital with multiple injuries,
including two punctured lungs, a broken breastbone, and a broken nose.
He also broke all of the ribs on his left side, according to his agent,
Hebert, a Louisiana native, was aboard Mimi's Best when the
3-year-old filly fell while beginning to move on the far turn in the
10th and final race on the card.