Blake Shinn Fractures Vertebrae In Fall

Racing Online - Horse Racing News - Blake Shinn Fractures Vertebrae In Fall

High profile jockey has suffered fractures to his C1 and C3 vertebrae in a fall at the .

Shinn was taken to hospital after the fall on Monday complaining of a sore neck and with suspected concussion.

After he was assessed at the Prince Of Wales hospital, doctor David Duckworth reported Shinn had fractured his C1 and C3 vertebrae.

The winner of the 2008 Melbourne Cup on the -trained Viewed, Shinn finished second to in last season's Sydney premiership.

Earlier on Monday morning, Shinn rode triple Group One winner Happy Clapper to an eye-catching fourth in a 1250m-trial.

Shinn was aboard the -trained Happy Clapper in his three Group One wins last season in the , and .

Want more racing news? Cups Betting delivers you the latest horse racing news from all the major thoroughbred cups and feature races.

Leave A Comment