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Doctors optimistic jockey Dominguez will recover

Updated: January 19, 2013, 11:58 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The agent for jockey Ramon Dominguez says doctors are optimistic the nation's leading rider will fully recover from a fractured skull.

Steve Rushing spoke Saturday with Dominguez's wife, Sharon, who told him the jockey is doing much better after going down in a spill Friday at Aqueduct.

"It's a slightly displaced skull fracture and he's going to have more tests, but the doctors are optimistic he'll make a full recovery," Rushing said.

There is no timetable for Dominguez ...

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