Jockey Calvin Borel hopes for Saturday return

Calvin Borel

HOT SPRINGS (KATV) - JockeyCalvin Borel has resumed exercising horses and hopes to continue his quest forcareer victory 5,000 on Saturday.

Borel, who fractured his wrist a few daysbefore Oaklawn's opening January 11, is one win away from this historic milestone - something only 24 other riders have accomplished.

"Calvingot on horses this morning and says his wrist feels good," said his wife LisaBorel. "There isn't any swelling. We'll see how it is in the morning, but hisplan right now is to ride a few horses Saturday and Sunday and get back toriding fully the following week."

Thecommemorative trading cards produced by the city of Hot Springs honoringBorel's 5,000 wins will be distributed to all race fans inattendance at Oaklawn the day Borel gets the win.