08/20/2012 4:17PM

Saratoga: Jackson Bend back under tack after accident

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Barbara D. Livingston
Jackson Bend walked the Oklahoma training track Monday, just 48 hours after being involved in a frightening training accident.

Trainer Nick Zito said Jackson Bend was back under tack Monday morning, just 48 hours after being involved in a frightening training accident that had him down on the track for nearly 10 minutes Saturday.

“He walked out back on the training track at Oklahoma,” Zito said. “There’s a chance he could go back to the track to train on Wednesday if things continue to go well. After that, we’ll just see what happens.”

Jackson Bend was being pointed to a defense of his title in the Grade 1 Forego on Sept. 1 when he was run into by the 7-year-old Nicky Rules on the Oklahoma training track Saturday.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What was the 'frightening training accident that had him down on the track for nearly 10 minutes Saturday'?
Ray Sousa More than 1 year ago
this horse will make a nice stallion in florida,if he starts to loose a step he should be retired and given a chance at stud,he was a very good 2yo and certainly did not disgrace himself at 3 4 or 5,what he lacks in size he makes up for in heart.
go4gin More than 1 year ago
Great news! This could have gone in the other direction so easily. I'm also glad the other horse came out well.