J T McNamara update
STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE INJURED JOCKEYS FUND & THE IRISH TURF CLUB
Dr Adrian McGoldrick, Senior Medical Officer, Irish Turf Club, said at 11.45am: “We can confirm that amateur rider J T McNamara suffered two fractured vertebrae in his neck yesterday.
“He is currently in theatre at Frenchay Hospital, Bristol. There will be no further news until tomorrow and we will keep everyone updated. His wife Caroline is with him.”
It has been agreed by Cheltenham Racecourse, the British Horseracing Authority and Jonjo O’Neill that the Injured Jockeys Fund will be responsible for the release of further information as and when appropriate.