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Irish jockey still in hospital after neck injury

Updated: March 15, 2013, 10:03 AM ET
Associated Press

CHELTENHAM, England -- A doctor says Irish jockey JT McNamara is in a medically induced coma after fracturing two vertebrae in his neck following a fall from his horse at the Cheltenham Festival.

The 37-year-old McNamara was airlifted to a hospital after coming off Galaxy Rock in a race on Thursday.

Dr. Adrian McGoldrick, senior medical officer of the Irish Turf Club, says in a statement released Friday that McNamara he has been joined by his wife, Caroline.

McGoldrick says ...

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