Latonias Bad Accident: Steeles Leg and Dilleas Collarbone Broken--Other Two Riders Escape With Minor Injuries., Daily Racing Form, 1926-06-30


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LATONIAS BAD ACCIDENT i Steeles Leg and Dilleas Collarbone Broken — Other Two Riders Escape With Minor Injuries. LATONIA. Ky.. June 29.— All of the four jockeys injured in Mondays bad accident were resting easily today at St. Elizabeths Hospital, where they had been taken immediately after the fall. Steele, the most badly injured of the four, sustained a broken leg. Only last winter the boy suffered a broken arm while riding at Miami. The other boys. J. Dillea, L. Craver and Ft. Lee, will be able to leave the hospital in a few days. Dillea received a broken collarbone and will be absent from the saddle for some time. B. Lee had the fingers of his left hand badly crushed, but received no other serious injury. He wanted to leave the hospital today, but was forbidden to do so by the attending physician. L. Craver was badly bruised and cut, but his hurts were not serious. Breakfast Bell, which caused the fall, sustained the worst injuries of the horses that went down and the accident will terminate her racing career. She will in a few days be sent to Idle Hour Farm arid, upon her recovery, will be used as a brood mare. The filly sustained a long, deep cut on the abdomen and a wrenched foot. It is with great difficulty that she is able to walk or even move her neck. Giblon sustained a cut over the right eye and another on a hind leg Guest of Honor, fortunately, came out of the accident unscathed. Kentucky Cardinal, likewise, escaped injury.

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