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Brimo Still Hospitalized After Accident

Published: November 3, 2009 4:54 pm ET

Last Comment: November 4, 2009 8:43 am ET | 1 Comment(s) | Jump to Comments

Well known Canadian jockey Julia Brimo remains in critical condition in a Kentucky hospital after a racing accident Friday, October 30 at Keeneland in which the rider sustained head trauma and a cracked vertebra.

A report by the Canadian Press states that Brimo, a 33-year-old resident of Mississauga, Ont., was able to move her extremities.

Brimo rode 75 winners in 2003 and captured the Sovereign Award as Canada's top apprentice jockey. She began her riding career in 2001 with hunters and jumpers and has 163 wins from 1,612 career mounts for earnings surpassing $5.5 million.

Click here to the read the Canadian Press article in its entirety.

(With files from the Canadian Press)

November 4, 2009 - 8:43 amRacing horses is very

Racing horses is very exhilarating and does have danger involved. We are in the sport because we love it and can't see ourselves doing anything different.

God Bless Julia and a speedy recovery. Think positive Julia.!!


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