Timmy Murphy sent to hospital for X-rays after horror fall at Newbury
Last Updated: 01/12/12 9:12am
Timmy Murphy: Taken to hospital for X-rays on back
Timmy Murphy was taken to hospital for precautionary X-rays after taking a heavy fall at Newbury on Friday.
Murphy was partnering Leeroar in the closing Inkerman London "National Hunt" Maiden Hurdle when the duo fell at the third flight.
A racecourse spokesman said: "He has been taken for precautionary X-rays on his back."
Murphy is due to ride The Package for trainer David Pipe in Saturday's Hennessy Gold Cup at the Berkshire venue.