Jockey Jim Byrne Hopeful On Return Date

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Multiple -winning hopes to be back riding by the end of the month after shoulder surgery.

Byrne hasn't ridden since February 2 when he injured his shoulder while winning on at .

He underwent surgery to reattach his shoulder to his bicep and it appears to have been successful.

“I have been painting house to keep busy I was so bored. But things seem to be coming along very nicely,” Byrne said.

“I am more advanced than predicted and soon as I get the green light to go flat out that is certainly what I will be doing with my rehabilitation.”

“At this stage I want to be back riding at the end of the month but most certainly by the main part of the winter .”

Byrne said it had been hard watching a lot of horses he had been associated with win races.

“But you can't do anything about that and it is now a matter of being right for a .”

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