Luckless Josh Moore needs surgery after Haydock fall | Racing News


Josh Moore is preparing for yet another operation following his fall at Haydock on Saturday.

Moore also sustained broken ribs and a punctured lung, as well as damage to his lower back, when parting company with Gleno at the sixth fence in the concluding veterans’ chase on Merseyside.

The rider has been in Aintree hospital and was in intensive care overnight on Sunday.

Josh’s father Gary Moore said on Monday morning: “He’s been heavily sedated overnight and he’s still sedated now as he’s hopefully going down for the operation on his leg today.

“His back isn’t OK, he’s going to need an operation on that as well. But they are going to have to sort the back out afterwards, I guess that is just what they do.”

This is the second time this season that Moore has sustained a serious injury, with the rider missing a huge chunk of the campaign following a serious…

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