Extent of Dodsons Injury, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-11


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Extent of Dodsons Injury BELMONT PARK, Elmont, L. I., N. Y„ May 10.— Dr. John J. Kilgallen, track physician, said today that the condition of jockey Doug Dodson was less serious than had been feared. The Canadian-born veteran, who was stepped on when thrown by George D. Wideners Poppaea at the start of the Fashion Stakes yesterday, suffered a crushed chest, with several fractured ribs. The pleural cavity was punctured. Doctor Kilgallen said, but the extent of the damage to the lung will not be known for several days. Dodson was in a severe stata of shock when taken to Mary Immaculata Hospital, but the condition began to clear and his pulse gained strength rapidly. Dodson is under the care of Dr. Harold Draffen and the noted chest surgeon. Dr. Dan Mulvahill, will be called in if his services are required.

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