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Luke Nolen undergoes surgery after a trackwork incident at Pakenham

Luke Nolen undergoes surgery after a trackwork incident at Pakenham

Luke Nolen was underwent  surgery on Thursday afternoon to stem internal bleeding suffered in a trackwork incident at Pakenham earlier in the day.

Scans had revealed that the Group 1-winning hoop suffered the bleeding and fractures to ribs on his left side.

Nolen was transported to the Alfred Hospital following the incident.

The Victorian Jockeys’ Association confirmed the extent of Nolen’s injuries on Thursday afternoon and will provide a further update on Friday.

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