Jockey Dies Following Accident At Will Rogers Downs

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 8:02 pm
By: News On 6

The Cherokee Nation reports a jockey injured at Will Rogers Downs in Rogers County Saturday has died.

They say the unidentified jockey was injured in the third race at the racetrack east of Claremore Saturday afternoon and taken to a Tulsa hospital.

The horse he was riding apparently hit a rail during the race, throwing the jockey over that rail.

Will Rogers Downs is a racino owned by the Cherokee Nation.