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Torres in critical condition
Injury to jockey mars Saturday's Colonial Cup
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JORGE TORRES, shown here in the paddock before his race aboard Class Moon, remained in critical condition as of press time on Tuesday. - photo by Tom Didato
Camden resident and steeplechase jockey Jorge Torres was listed in critical condition on Tuesday morning, according to a spokesperson at Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia. Torres was thrown from his mount, Class Moon, in Saturday’s Raymond G. Woolfe Memorial Steeplechase. The race for 3-year-olds was the third on the Colonial Cup card at the Springdale Race Course.