02/18/2011 4:47PM

Gulfstream: Two riders down


Jockeys Paco Lopez and Eibar Coa went down in a nasty spill which took place just after the field passed the finish line at the conclusion of the fifth race won by Omi's Vindication. Lopez was aboard Precious Lady who finished second but then appeared to stumble just past the wire with Lady Chesterfield unable to avoid the fallen horse. Both riders were put on backboards and taken by separate ambulances to a local hospital.  Both horses appeared to walk away from the incident relatively unscathed.  

The fifth race was the first leg of the .50 pick-5 which had a $172,000 carryover with another $799,000 added today.