Javier Castellano came out well with minor surgery on his right hip performed last Monday in New York by Dr. Bryan T. Kelly to eliminate some discomfort that he had been present in recent weeks.
“The whole process took four hours. I feel very good, without pain and now I will start the rehabilitation process with some exercise, "reported the jockey belonging to the American equestrian Hall of Fame.
Castellano ranks fifth among the most winners of stakes this year and is in eighth place in the general statistics of the United States.
The Zulia champion also announced that he will reappear next year at the Gulfstream Park meeting and aspires to ride in the Pegasus World Cup.
Ride in luxury
Those close to the exemplary King Guillermo, announced to reappear on December 5 at the Cigar Mile, Aqueduct, participated that it will be driven by the Puerto Rican José Luis Ortiz to replace the Venezuelan Samy Camacho.
The Venezuelan rider did not receive permission from the authorities to ride in New York, due to restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Puerto Rican, located in seventh place in the statistics, is considered one of the best whips of recent times in the United States