Jockey killed during California race
PLEASANTON, Calif. -- A jockey has died after falling from his horse during a race at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.
Authorities say 33-year-old Jorge Herrera fell during the eighth race Thursday afternoon and may have been hit by his own or another horse. He suffered head injuries and died at a hospital.
Video of the race and witnesses indicate that Herrera was thrown after his horse, Morito, clipped another horse.
Herrera was from Jalisco, Mexico. He started in more than 1,000 ...
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