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Jockey Kent Desormeaux arrested

Updated: September 1, 2011, 12:49 PM ET
By David Grening | Daily Racing Form

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux was arrested by Saratoga police Wednesday and charged with reckless endangerment, a misdemeanor, after nearly hitting a security official with his car following the races.

Desormeaux said Thursday he spent about 45 minutes "in a tiny cage" Wednesday before being released. He was named to ride two horses Thursday, but one was scratched. The stewards were planning to meet with the rider later in the day before determining whether ...

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