Jump jockey Henry Brooke taken to hospital after horror fall at Hexham
Jump jockey Henry Brooke was treated for serious injuries in Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary after a fall at Hexham on Saturday.
Brooke appeared to be struck on the helmet by the hoof of another runner when his mount Old Storm fell at the second fence of the Intu Metrocentre Always A Winner Novices' Handicap Chase.
Racing was delayed while Brooke was treated on the track.
It is believed he suffered internal bleeding before being stabilised. The rider was put into an induced coma before being transferred to Newcastle by air ambulance.
Brooke’s mother Julia said: ‘He's broken his... read more
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