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Jockey with spinal injury moves toes

Injured jockey Michael Straight got his first positive sign on the road to recovery when his toes moved on their own last night. The 24-year-old East Greenbush native sustained four fractured vertebrae in his spine along with other damages in an Aug. 26 racing accident at Chicago's Arlington Park, and has been unable to move his legs since then. His family, however, has held out hope that he will walk again. Read More


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