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Davy Russell suffers fractured arm
30 Aug 2015 15:03
Davy Russell is set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering a fracture to his left arm in an incident in the parade ring before the Family Day Out Maiden Hurdle at Cork.
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Russell's intended mount, Meadowlands, reared up, unshipping the former champion jockey, who was unable to take the ride.
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The Turf Club's Dr Tom Purcell was on duty at the track and said: "Davy has fractured his left forearm and has gone to Cork University Hospital, but it is too early to know if surgery is required at this stage."
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Russell was replaced by Brian Hayes on the Peter Fahey-trained Meadowlands, who finished unplaced.
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It is the second time this year Russell has had the misfortune of a broken arm, being hurt in a fall at Gowran in March.
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