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JOCKEY GARY STEVENS RELEASED FROM NORTHWEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL TUESDAY MORNING
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (August 19, 2003) -- According to a spokesman from Northwest Community Hospital, Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens was released this morning in good condition at approximately 10:30 a.m. Stevens was injured Saturday during the Arlington Million at Arlington Park and suffered a shoulder injury and collapsed lung.
Stevens will be available to the media for the first time via a National Thoroughbred National Media Teleconference on Wednesday, August 20 at 11 a.m. (Central Time).
Arlington Park -- host to the record-breaking 2002 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships and the Chicago area's premier Thoroughbred racetrack located in Arlington Heights, Ill. -- runs a 104-day meet in 2003 through Saturday, Sept. 27. Arlington Park, whose parent company is Churchill Downs Incorporated (Nasdaq: CHDN), also operates seven off-track, simulcast-wagering facilities: Trackside Arlington Park (Arlington Heights), Trackside Quad City Downs (East Moline), Trackside Chicago, Trackside Rockford, Trackside McHenry, Trackside Waukegan and Longshots featuring Trackside OTB in South Elgin. Information on Arlington Park can be found online at www.arlingtonpark.com.
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