Jockey Michael Ybarra Injured

Fund set up to help pay expenses.

Michael Ybarra.

Jockey Michael Ybarra was injured in a fall at Rillito Park in Tucson, Arizona, on March 13. 

He was hospitalized with a broken nose, fracture of his eye socket and bleeding in the brain. He is recovering, but faces a long road to recovery.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help Ybarra pay expenses. Nearly $4,000 has already been raised on his behalf.

"Those of us who know Michael know he is one of the kindest and hard working people you could hope to meet," states Ellie Stilson, who set up the page.

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