Wednesday, February 4, 2004 12:00 AM
FLORENCE, KY . . . February 4, 2004 . . . Jockey Michael Rowland, 40, is currently in surgery at University Hospital in Cincinnati following a spill at Turfway Park Wednesday night. No information regarding his condition is available at this time.
Three horses tangled and fell in the turn of the seventh race, injuring Rowland and jockey Mark T. Johnston. Johnston, 33, is being treated at University Hospital for a broken collarbone.
A third jockey, Jessica Endres, was shaken and bruised but apparently otherwise uninjured.
Track officials cancelled the remaining two races on the Wednesday night card.
Further information will be released as it becomes available.