While approaching the last 600 meters in the ‘Maiden’ race held at 18:00 at the Yeşiloba Racecourse, 4 jockeys were injured by falling from the horse. One of the jockeys was treated at the hippodrome, and 3 jockeys were hospitalized. In the statement made by TJK, it was stated that all jockeys were in good general health and Doğukan Konuk had a suspicion of a fracture in his leg. On the other hand, the jockey Samet Erkuş, who was seriously injured by falling from the horse named ‘Luminary’ in the race held on Sunday in the same hippodrome, is still in intensive care.
In the 1300-meter ‘Maiden’ fight, which is the 5th run of the day in Yeşiloba Racecourse and started at 18:00, a jockey fell off the horse while entering the last 600 meters. When the other horses in the crowded group collided, 3 more jockeys fell to the ground over their horses. Medical teams rushed to the aid of the jockeys who fell from the horses. Ali Kaçmaz, the jockey of the purebred ‘Anthony’, Uğur Temur, the jockey of the purebred ‘Count Monte Cristo’, and the apprentice Doğukan Konuk, who participated in the race with the purebred named ‘Baronial’, were taken to the private hospital after the first intervention. Ayhan Kurşun, the jockey of the purebred named ‘Speedy Life’, who was in good condition, was taken to the jockey room.
They were taken to the hospital with their consciousness open
It was reported that Doğukan Konuk had a leg fracture and other jockeys Uğur Temur and Ali Kaçmaz were taken to the hospital for control purposes. Completing the races of the day after the accident, the jockeys went to the hospital to learn about the health status of their friends.
“HEALTH STATUS IS GOOD”
In a statement regarding the accident in the race, TJK stated that the health conditions of the jockeys were good. The statement included the following statements: “In the 5th race held at Adana Yeşiloba Racecourse on Tuesday, April 20, Anthony’s jockey Ayhan Kurşun, number 4 Baronial jockey Uğur Temur, 6 numbered Count Monte Cristo jockey Ali Kaçmaz. Speedy Life, number 15, dropped the aprant on Doğukan Konuk.