08/24/2014 2:45PM

Garcia, Vargas each receive three-day suspensions


DEL MAR, Calif. – Jockeys Martin Garcia and Jorge Vargas Jr. have been given three-day suspensions for riding infractions last week.

Garcia will be suspended Friday through Sunday for causing interference on Book Worm in the first race last Friday. Book Worm finished sixth of seven. There was no disqualification in the race.

Vargas was cited for his ride on Cinderella Lady in the fifth race last Thursday. Cinderella Lady was disqualified from fifth to eighth for causing interference in the stretch. Vargas, who rides sparingly, is suspended Thursday through Saturday.