apprentice rider Trevor McCarthy will miss 8-10 weeks with a broken
left tibia, according to his agent Scott Silver. McCarthy was injured
Thursday morning at Laurel Park during training when a horse he was
working wheeled and dropped the jockey. The 18-year-old will have
surgery Monday, April 15.
“It really wasn’t a bad fall,” Silver said. “It was the way he landed.”
who finished second in the recently completed Laurel Park winter meet,
won six races during the opening week of the Pimlico Race Course spring
stand, including a riding triple last Thursday. He began the day ranked
12th in North America with 69 victories.
timing isn’t great because we had our sights on the Eclipse Award,”
added Silver. “But the doctors are telling us it should be a quick
healing process. Hopefully he’ll be back on horses in six weeks.”
won a career-best four races on January 1 and February 27 at Laurel and
has 14 multiple-win afternoons in Maryland this year. He rode his first
stakes winner on February 16, guiding Concealed Identity to victory in
the John B. Campbell Stakes.