Jockey Nikeela Black Recovering from Injuries

The veteran rider was injured in a spill last weekend.

KTVB-TV

Jockey Nikeela Black was injured in a spill on Sunday.

Veteran jockey Nikeela Black is recovering from injuries she sustained in a spill at the Eastern Idaho Fair at Blackfoot, Idaho.

Black, who is also a Boise attorney, was riding in several races at the Eastern Idaho Fair on Sunday when the accident happened. Black's husband, Lee Abrams, told KTVB-TV in Boise that his wife has a partially collapsed lung, fractures in her neck and is paralyzed from the waist down.

Click here for more information. Also, a Go Fund Me page has been established to help Black cover any expenses incurred from the accident.

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