07/07/2012 8:21PM

Presque Isle: Jockey Garcia breaks leg in paddock accident


ERIE, Pa --- Jockey Jesse Jimenez Garcia, 52, was injured Saturday evening at Presque Isle Downs when his mount flipped over on him in the paddock.

Garcia's femur was broken, according to initial reports, when his mount, Fluttering, flipped over and fell on him as the pair was leaving for the sixth race. Fluttering was scratched and returned to the barn.  The sixth race was delayed 36 minutes following the accident.

Garcia, who has 2,075 Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse wins in his career, has four wins at Presque Isle in his first season here.