Jockey still in hospital after fall

BY foxsports • March 21, 2013

A doctor says Irish jockey JT McNamara did not suffer a brain injury after his fall from a horse at the Cheltenham Festival.

Dr. Adrian McGoldrick, senior medical officer of the Irish Turf Club, says in a statement released Thursday by the Injured Jockeys Fund that the 37-year-old McNamara remains in stable condition in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Bristol.

McNamara fractured two vertebrae in his neck after coming off Galaxy Rock in a race last week, and McGoldrick says the ''vertebral damage remains serious.''

There will be no further update on McNamara's condition until at least next week.


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