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Torres in critical condition
Injury to jockey mars Saturday's Colonial Cup
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.