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Jockey in essential situation after horror fall at Flemington

Jockey in essential situation after horror fall at Flemington


Rising star jockey Ethan Brown is in a essential situation after a surprising fall within the Australian Guineas at Flemington on Saturday.

Brown underwent surgical procedure to cease bleeding from inner accidents on the Royal Melbourne Hospital and is anticipated to bear additional surgical procedures on Sunday.

The Victorian Jockeys Affiliation (VJA) issued an replace on Brown’s situation at 10.10pm.

“Ethan has inner accidents (and) undergone surgical procedure tonight to arrest inner bleeding points,” the VJA reported.

“Would require additional surgical procedure. Replace issued 4pm tomorrow.”

He first arrived in a steady situation however a spokesperson for the hospital confirmed he was in a essential situation as of Saturday night time.

The 23-year-old rising star fell after his mount Maximillius tangled with Holymanz as they handed the 300m mark within the $1m Group 1 on Saturday, inflicting Maximillius to roll on Brown.

Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Mark Zahra, rider of Holymanz, was cleared to fulfil his remaining rides.

Zahra walked again to the jockeys’ room after being assessed on observe.

The race was in the end received by NZ-trained filly Legarto.

Stewards delayed the final two races by 40 minutes to attend for the second ambulance to reach on-course.

Maximillius and Holymanz sustained minor abrasions however no different abnormalities.

Stewards heard from Zahra, Damien Oliver (Amenable) and Blake Shinn (Elliptical) on Saturday however reserved additional inquiries till Brown may present his recollection of the incident.

Zahra instructed stewards he felt there was a “neat run” between Maximillius and the rail however the hole closed because the three horses to his outdoors, Elliptical, Amenable and Brown’s mount shifted into one another.

“I assumed I may get via and perhaps shift Ethan a tiny bit,” Zahra instructed stewards.

“As I’ve gone to press (via the hole) Damien took a slim hole outdoors him.

“On the time I assumed I may get via and make room for myself however because it seems, no.”

After watching the race replay within the stewards’ room, together with overhead and aspect angles, Oliver mentioned there “wasn’t a lot room for error”.

Shinn, who was initially unaware the autumn occurred behind him, instructed stewards Elliptical “perhaps” shifted half a horse width.

“There was some calling however I don’t know the place it was coming from,” Shinn mentioned.

“I wasn’t conscious (Oliver inside him and) positively not Zahra.”

Stewards will purpose to renew the inquiry this week.

Brown, who grew up in Alice Springs, is having a breakout season and is seventh on the Melbourne jockeys’ premiership with 24 winners.

He’s ridden three Group 1 winners previously 12 months, together with the Turnbull Stakes on Smokin’ Romans and the Memsie Stakes on Snapdancer.



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