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Martinez seeks treatment in Switzerland

David Seftel, the Golden Gate Fields track physician, is trying to expedite Michael Martinez’s request for permanent residency so the paralyzed jockey can be admitted into a special stem-cell treatment program in Switzerland. Seftel said over the weekend that Martinez has only about two weeks to be admitted into the program for the treatment to be most effective.

Martinez, a 24-year-old citizen of Panama, was paralyzed in a Sept. 12, 2010, racing spill at Golden Gate Fields. Without permanent residency status, Martinez would not be allowed to return to the United States if he left for the treatment.

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