Jockey Graham Lee In Intensive Care After Newcastle Fall

Graham Lee (far right) |

Jockey Graham Lee has been placed in intensive care following a fall aboard Ben Macdui (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}) at Newcastle on Friday evening. Lee was unseated as the gates opened during the BetUK. Home Of The Acca-Fenwa H.

The Grand National-winning jockey, who switched to the Flat in 2012, has also found top-level glory in that sphere aboard Trip To Paris (Ire) (Champs Elysees {GB}) in the 2015 Gold Cup at Royal Ascot, as well as with Alpha Delphini (GB) (Captain Gerrard {Ire]) in the 2018 G1 Nunthorpe S. His best Flat season was in 2014 with 159 winners. In 2023, he has ridden 47 winners.

A statement from the Injured Jockeys Fund (IJF) said, “Graham was taken by ambulance to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, where he is in intensive care with a neck injury.

“He will undergo further tests today to assess the extent of the injury.”

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