Kentucky Derby trainer Romans hurt in post-race car accident

May 8, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Kentucky Derby trainer Dale Romans says he's resting at home with some bruised ribs after being involved in a car accident after Saturday's race.

Romans tells the Louisville Courier-Journal ( that he was driving his friends to a Veterans of Foreign Wars post after Saturday's race when his vehicle was involved in a collision with a sport-utility vehicle at an intersection.

Louisville police said no report on the accident was immediately available. Romans said he and four passengers in his vehicle went to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. There was no immediate word on the other driver.

The Louisville native says he plans to take a few days off.


''We're all lucky because the car's crushed,'' he added.

Romans is the trainer of Brody's Cause, the seventh-place finisher Saturday.


Information from: The Courier-Journal,