Hollie Doyle is dealing with a couple of weeks on the sidelines after breaking her elbow in a fall at Wolverhampton on Monday night.
The record-breaking jockey was driving the Archie Watson-trained 4/7 favorite The Perfect Crown in a seven-furlong claimer at Dunstall Park when her mount broke down on the house bend.
While Doyle walked away from the incident, she went to see a specialist on Tuesday to find out the extent of her harm.
Her husband and fellow rider Tom Marquand confirmed on Wednesday that Doyle has damaged her elbow, with Doyle herself telling Sky Sports Racing she expects to be out for “a couple of weeks”.
“It is a kind of fiddly issues, as you may put a quantity on it and you would be fallacious each time anyway,” Marquand mentioned.
“To be trustworthy, it’s only a case of constructing positive she will get it proper now, since you would not need to cease midway by the summer season. It is irritating.”
Doyle ended final yr with 151 winners, ending second to William Buick on total totals in addition to within the Flat jockeys’ championship which runs between May and October.