02/22/2017 1:30PM

Turns out Delgadillo has broken collarbone

Shigeki Kikkawa
Agapito Delgadillo rode Cuddle Alert to victory in the Spring Fever Stakes on Sunday despite having sustained a broken collarbone.

ARCADIA, Calif. – Jockey Agapito Delgadillo was found to have a hairline fracture of his collarbone on Tuesday, two days after he was involved in a one-horse spill at Santa Anita and later won the $100,000 Spring Fever Stakes on Cuddle Alert.

Delgadillo was scheduled to undergo further medical tests late this week, according to his agent, Sue McBrayer. On Wednesday, it was unclear how long Delgadillo will be sidelined.

“He’s not riding this week, definitely,” McBrayer said.

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Delgadillo, 50, was unseated from Dixie Ballet when the filly broke down in Sunday’s second race.

“How he rode the three races afterward, I don’t know,” McBrayer said.

The Spring Fever Stakes was the seventh race on the program. Leaving the winner’s circle, Delgadillo said his shoulder was sore. Delgadillo rode one more race after the Spring Fever and was not named to ride on Monday’s 11-race program.

◗ Gary Sherlock, who has trained the stakes winners Lost Bus and Uncle Lino in recent years, is recovering from a broken shoulder and bruised ribs sustained in a fall at Santa Anita earlier this month.

On Wednesday morning, Sherlock was at Clocker’s Corner on the track apron watching his horses exercise. He said he slipped on a wet surface near an escalator on Feb. 10.

“It’s very painful,” he said.

◗ Union Strike, who won the Grade 1 Del Mar Debutante last September, worked three furlongs in 38.40 seconds on Wednesday, her first workout of the year. Owner Mick Ruis said Union Strike may start in the Grade 3 Providencia Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at 1 1/8 miles on turf April 8 as a prep for the $1 million Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs on May 5.