|Hawthorne Racecourse news release (12/18/02)
Contact: Jim Miller
Villafan Injury Update
STICKNEY, IL -- Jockey Roberto Villafan sustained a broken elbow when his mount, Unspoken, broke down during the running of Hawthorne's 8th race on Wednesday.
Villafan was taken to Loyola Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois where his injury was treated. Villafan will be out for the remainder of the year and his time of return is uncertain.