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Atta Boy Roy's injury appears superficial

November 7, 2010     E-mail this page to a friend!

Atta Boy Roy, the Washington-bred who was forwardly placed in Saturday's Breeders' Cup Sprint until fading to finish tenth, was taken from the track in a horse ambulance. Jockey Calvin Borel had pulled him up immediately after the race and dismounted, telling trainer Valorie Lund that he thought his mount may have taken a bad step.

Sunday morning reports are favorable. What was initially feared to be a tendon injury has instead been diagnosed as a superficil wound to Atta Boy Roy's right foreleg.