Jockey Jenny Dugan has suffered a fractured scull in her horrific fall at Scone on Friday.
The NSW based jockey provided an update on her condition on Facebook in which she said she has suffered a fractured scull, broken nose, concussion and has bleeding on her brain.
“I’m feeling very lucky on be writing this.im in john Hunter still doing test.so far i have a fracture in the bottom of my scull, some bleeding on my brain, broken nose, concussion … and we are still working out what happening with my shoulder thanks for all the txt and calls I’m trying to reply as I can.”
Duggan was riding in the last of eight races at the Scone Cup meeting in the upper Hunter Valley when her mount Steamboat Sally came to grief.
Steamboat Sally and veteran rider Robert Thompson’s horse Tombolo fell in the home straight.
Duggan was flown to John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle.