Jockey Manny Franco unseated at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A jockey was unseated during a race at the Saratoga Race Course on Wednesday.

Jockey Manny Franco was unseated in the fifth race on Wednesday and was kicked a few times while he was down.

He appeared to be alert and responsive before being taken to Saratoga Hospital for further evaluation.

Fellow jockey Jose Ortiz later tweeted a picture of Franco in the hospital that said he would be going home.

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