Luke Morris avoids critical harm in Doncaster stalls incident | Horse Racing Information


Luke Morris: at the sidelines for a fortnight


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Luke Morris is hoping to be again in motion through the tip of subsequent week after averting critical harm to his ankle in a stalls incident at Doncaster on Saturday night time.

The reigning all-weather champion jockey used to be because of experience the Tom Clover-trained Hunni within the 1m2f fillies’ handicap however she turned into disenchanted within the stalls and needed to be withdrawn.

The 30-year-old used to be due to this fact taken to sanatorium the place his ankle used to be discovered to be bruised and swollen quite than damaged.


His agent Neil Allan mentioned on Tuesday: “Luke is resting up in this day and age as his foot is bruised and swollen however there are fortunately no breaks. He is going for a inspect Thursday however they have advised him to have this week off and it can be the tip of subsequent week when he is again.”

Morris is willing to go back once conceivable – particularly together with his primary backer Sir Mark Prescott entering tools for the summer time – and Allan printed the rider is already disenchanted at lacking a winner.

He added: “I rang him the day before today to invite him if his foot used to be hurting him and he mentioned, ‘Sure however now not up to lacking driving a winner for Simon Crisford and Michael Tabor at Redcar’!”

In Morris’s absence, Prescott had Josephine Gordon, Daniel Muscutt and Andrew Elliott driving paintings on Tuesday.

Prescott joked: “Luke’s so tricky that it takes 3 jockeys to switch him!”

Weighing room colleague James Sullivan could also be focused on a go back to the saddle subsequent week having taken a couple of days off to recuperate from a pinched nerve in his decrease again.

The issue flared up at Thirsk ultimate Saturday when he gained a bump popping out of the stalls, which irritated an harm sustained in a fairly risk free fall he suffered at Musselburgh lately.

Sullivan mentioned on Tuesday: “I will Jack Berry Space to have acupuncture and get it labored on. I will play it through ear however am pondering I will be again in per week. I do not wish to come again till I am 100 in keeping with cent.”

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