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McCarthy breaks wrist in fall at Laurel Park
McCarthy breaks wrist in fall at Laurel Park

Leading rider Trevor McCarthy was unseated when his mount swerved to miss a fallen horse as both were galloping out after the second race Saturday at Laurel Park. His agent, Scott Silver, who took McCarthy to the hospital, said the rider had suffered a broken right wrist. Hugger of Trees was able to get to his feet, walk onto a van and leave the track. Vente Latte was caught and returned to the paddock. Christian Santiago Reyes, the rider of the fallen horse, was not injured. McCarthy has already clinched all three leading rider titles in Maryland this year (Laurel winter, Pimlico Race Course spring and Laurel fall) with only three days left on the 2014 racing calendar. His 263 winners...