John Velazquez hurts shoulder

Updated: June 16, 2012, 11:42 PM ET
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Jockey John Velazquez was transported to Audubon Hospital after injuring a shoulder Saturday in a spill in the ninth race at Churchill Downs.

A week after riding Union Rags to victory in the Belmont Stakes, the 40-year-old Velazquez was taken from the track on a stretcher. He complained about shoulder pain, but had full mobility, track spokesman Darren Rogers said.

Velazquez's mount, Mr. Producer, broke down near the sixteenth pole, falling to the inside and taking ...

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