Eddie Creighton discharged after swift recovery

Irish jockey Eddie Creighton has been discharged from hospital after making remarkable progress from a fall at Warrnambool racecourse in Australia on Saturday.

Eddie Creighton discharged after swift recovery

He was first taken to Warrnambool Base Hospital after sustaining a broken wrist and concussion in the tumble from The Walrus shortly after the start.

However, his condition deteriorated and he was transferred to Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital.

Thankfully his condition improved dramatically over the last couple of days, resulting in his release.

Racing Victoria tweeted: “Jockey Eddie Creighton was discharged from The Alfred today. Has made huge progress over past two days.”

When based in Britain, Creighton won two Group races for trainer Mick Channon.

Meanwhile, Adam Kirby will be back riding today after giving up his mounts yesterday following a fire at his Newmarket home.

The 26-year-old was not hurt in the blaze but had clear-up duties to fulfil, forcing him to give up his mounts at Lingfield and Newbury. However, he is expected to be back in the saddle today at Doncaster and Haydock.

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