Sat. Jul 20th, 2024

Graham Lee is in intensive care after struggling a neck harm in a fall at Newcastle on Friday night.

The rider was taken to hospital after being unseated from his mount Ben Macdui because the stalls opened for BetUK. House Of The Acca-Fenwa Handicap.

A press release from the Injured Jockeys Fund mentioned: “Graham was taken by ambulance to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, the place he’s in intensive care with a neck harm.

“He’ll endure additional exams at present to evaluate the extent of the harm.”

Lee has ridden below each codes throughout his prolonged profession, with Amberleigh Home propelling him onto the entrance pages in 2004 after the pair received the Grand Nationwide for legendary coach Ginger McCain.

The rider additionally loved a profitable partnership with staying hurdler Inglis Drever, counting the 2005 World Hurdle on the Cheltenham Competition amongst their seven victories collectively, whereas the Ferdy Murphy-trained pair of One other Promise and Kalahari King have been additionally Grade One scorers.

Lee switched his attentions to the Flat in 2012, additionally hanging Group One gold with Journey To Paris within the 2015 Gold Cup at Royal Ascot and Alpha Delphini within the 2018 Nunthorpe.

He had his finest season on the Flat in 2014 when he rode 159 winners, with 47 victories on the board this marketing campaign.

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