Once again the Puerto Rican rider, Irad Ortiz Jr. will be out of action and this time he will miss 3 to 4 weeks due to a small knee fracture, caused by a blow to the game apparatus, which occurred last Friday at Gulfstream Park. This was reported by his agent, Steve Rushing.
The accident occurred in the eighth race on Friday, January 7, Ortiz was inside the device with his driver, when suddenly he became entangled before the judge ordered the start and the Puerto Rican unfortunately hit the starter, being quickly attended to. by medical personnel.
Ortiz has just finished serving a 30-day suspension and now with this injury he will miss the opportunity to lead Life Is Good in the Pegasus World Cup 2022 that will take place on Saturday, January 29, among other examples.