Two of Australia’s greatest jockeys Jamie Kah and Craig Williams have been hospitalised after a horror accident at Flemington on Saturday.
Jamie Kah was knocked unconscious and was thought of to be in a “severe” situation after being rushed to Royal Melbourne Hospital.
The Victorian Jockey’s Affiliation introduced late on Saturday evening Kah remained sedated.
She had earlier been cleared of any fractures or mind accidents however was closely concussed after she was left going out and in of consciousness following the horrific fall.
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The star jockey was “speared” into the turf after her horse Flyball clipped the heels of the eventual winner Veight within the Group 2 Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m).
Williams additionally suffered a damaged collarbone, damaged ribs, a damaged finger and a concussion of his personal after his horse Dubenenko tripped over Kah’s fallen horse.
Racing Victoria confirmed he has been capable of converse along with his household
The horses have been galloped on after the incident and reportedly suffered simply minor abrasions.
Vets may also test the horses once more within the morning.
Victorian Jockeys’ Affiliation boss Matt Hyland stated Kah’s fall was “fairly extreme”.
“Each riders have suffered a head knock, significantly Jamie,” Hyland stated.
“She was unconscious for a time period however fortunately is aware now.
“It seems as if all the pieces else appears OK.”
There was a protracted 40-minute delay after the autumn as paramedics labored on the fallen jockeys whereas Kah’s accomplice and fellow jockey Ben Melham rode the following winner earlier than he went to affix her in hospital.
“I’m going to place the cue within the rack for the day and simply be certain she is all proper,” Melham stated.
“It’s only a reminder of how harmful the job might be, the final week or so, however proper now winners should not necessary so long as everyone seems to be OK.”
Kah was set to journey In Secret within the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap, however her spot was taken by Dean Holland who rode the star horse to victory.
It comes only a week after jockeys Ethan Bronn and Mark Zahra additionally fell at Flemington.
Brown continues to be in hospital after struggling inside accidents when his horse Maximillius rolled on high of him.
Zahra escaped harm and each horses survived the incident.