Jockey Cornelio Velasquez, who was taken to North Shore
Saturday complaining of neck and back pain after being unseated in the
day’s final race, is expected to return to riding on Wednesday when live
racing resumes at Aqueduct, according to his agent, Matt Muzikar.
“All the tests were negative,” said Muzikar Sunday morning.
“He’s just body sore. Obviously, he took off his mounts today, but
he plans on riding Wednesday.”
Velasquez, 43, is in second place on the Big A’s inner-track
jockey standings with 73 winners behind reigning Eclipse champion jockey Ramon