O’Connor remains in stable condition

MATT O’Connor is still reported to be stable after suffering serious head injuries in a fall at Thurles last month.

Colm Murphy’s conditional rider was knocked unconscious after his mount, Walkin Aisy, fell at the fifth-last fence of the Templemore Beginners Chase.

He has since remained in hospital.

Dr Walter Halley, former chief medical officer for the Turf Club and a member of the jockey’s family, said: “Matthew is stable and the family is happy with his progress.

“Once again, they would like to thank everyone for the huge number of cards and messages they have received.”


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