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Theriot Suspended for Douglas Incident

Jockey Jamie Theriot, whose mount caused the accident that has left fellow rider Rene Douglas under intensive care at Northwestern Memorial Hospital with paralysis in his legs and other serious injuries, has been suspended for 30 days, stewards at Arlington Park announced Monday.

Douglas was thrown headfirst to the track and Born to Be was knocked unconscious, landing atop Douglas when she flipped over. In order to carry Douglas to the track ambulance, his body had to be dragged from beneath the horse, who later was euthanized.

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