05/16/2013 4:16PM

Louisiana Downs: Trainer Stanley Roberts hurt in paddock accident


Trainer Stanley Roberts was taken to a Bossier City, La., hospital Thursday afternoon following an accident in the Louisiana Downs paddock. Roberts was saddling Ollie Baby for the day’s fourth race with the horse flipped in his stall, injuring Roberts.

Jockey agent Ronald Ardoin, who accompanied Roberts to the hospital, said Roberts was had considerable pain in the neck area but had responded to sedation. Roberts was undergoing X-rays shortly before 4 p.m. local time.