Champion jockey McCoy taken to hospital with rib injury after Taunton fall
Tony McCoy faces a spell on the sidelines after sustaining suspected cracked ribs at Taunton on Friday.
McCoy suffered a final-fence fall aboard Laudatory in the Steve Logan Memorial County Contractors Handicap Hurdle.
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The 16-times champion jockey gave up his final ride of the day, Hopeful Start, in the totetrifecta Handicap Chase.
A shaky-looking McCoy was later taken by ambulance on a stretcher to Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton.
Clerk of the course Michael Trickey said: “He had some morphine and they”ve had a further look and taken him to hospital.
“He has suspected cracked ribs.”
McCoy is due to be in action at Warwick on Saturday, where he has four rides.