07/09/2011 2:16PM

Belmont Park: Garcia kicked in paddock; taken to hospital

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Jockey Alan Garica got kicked in the right thigh by his mount Wanstead in the paddock prior to the third race.

Garcia was taken out of the paddock on a stretch and transported to North Shore Universty Hospital. He had to take off his remaining mounts on the card including Al Khali in the $600,000 Man o' War Stakes.

 To add insult to injury, Wanstead won the third race ($20) with John Velazquez aboard.