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Opening day report

Posted: January 11, 2013 at 2:43 a.m.

Jockey Calvin Borel (left) and agent Jerry Hissam are in a holding pattern heading into today’s opener. Borel, one victory away from 5,000, has a broken wrist and will miss the first few weeks of the season. Hissam is recuperating from heart and gall bladder surgery.

Jockey Calvin Borel (left) and agent Jerry Hissam are in a holding pattern heading into today’s opener. Borel, one victory away from 5,000, has a broken wrist and will miss the first few weeks of the season. Hissam is recuperating from heart and gall bladder surgery.

Borel, agent mending — The jockey isn’t the only one ailing in Team Borel.

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Sports, Pages 21 on 01/11/2013

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