Rider Brandon Meier was transported to Loyola Medical Center following
an accident in Friday’s second race at Hawthorne Race Course.
Meier was unconscious on the track but started coming around on the way
to the hospital and was able to move his arms and legs when directed.
Jesse Lantz, thrown from his mount when trying to steer away from the
accident suffered a scraped and bloody nose but was able to resume his
Ubiquitous, a Tom Dorris trainee, was humanely euthanized following the
Brandon Meier Update 5:45 PM CST:
Brandon has regained consciousness. He’s mobile. CAT scans showed no
bleeding on the brain. They are awaiting x-rays on his back, shoulder,
and hip. He will be held in intensive care through the night.
Brandon Meier Update -
After examining x-rays, doctors concluded
that Brandon Meier suffered no broken bones from the accident on Friday
at Hawthorne Race Course. He will be released from the hospital on