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Broken Limbs For Baillargeon, Shepherd

Published: March 3, 2009 3:09 pm ET

Last Comment: March 5, 2009 1:14 pm ET | 2 Comment(s) | Jump to Comments

The Toronto Sun has run a news item updating the statuses of the drivers the were involved in last night's accident at Woodbine Racetrack. The article states that drivers Mario Baillargeon and Robert Shepherd sustained broken limbs.

According to the article, Baillargeon was taken to Milton Hospital last night after the accident with a suspected broken ankle. He was diagnosed with a broken right leg at Milton Hospital and is now in a cast.

The report states that Shepherd broke two broken bones in his left leg.

Earlier today, Trot Insider reported that Roger Mayotte suffered a dislocated shoulder, a broken arm and possible fractured pelvis.

The Toronto Sun report explains that drivers Rick Zeron, Jody Jamieson, Sylvain Filion, Chris Christoforou and Jason Brewer suffered scrapes and bruises.

To read The Toronto Sun article in its entirety, click here.

(With files from The Toronto Sun)

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March 5, 2009 - 1:14 pmI saw the accident on t.v.&

I saw the accident on t.v.& it was just horrible to witness.I certainly wish the best for all the drivers (&horses) that were involved.A speedy recovery is my wish for all the fellows.Hope to see you back in the bikes soon.My prayers are with you all & I'm sure you are all in the thoughts & prayers of racing fans in general.

March 3, 2009 - 3:28 pmThat was a very nasty

Dan Mailman SAID...

That was a very nasty accident and they are always ugly to watch. Thankfully these gentlemen will be back to drive after they heal up. That's the kind of spill that ends careers. Get well soon.


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