Broken leg sidelines Dunn

Broken leg sidelines Dunn

 

Dylan Dunn is set to be sidelined for an extended period after breaking his leg in a trackwork fall at Caulfield.

The jockey took to Twitter on Friday to confirm that he’d fractured both his tibia and fibula and will likely require surgery next week.

It’s a blow for the 26-year-old, who has started the season in hot form with 10 wins from only 65 rides and was set to line up in Saturday’s Listed Debutant Stakes at Caulfield.

 

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“Unfortunately, this morning at Caulfield an incident occurred shortly after leaving the barriers which resulted in me falling off my mount,” Dunn said.

“It’s disappointing to report I broke my Tibia and Fibula in my right leg.

“The Fibula is set to be plated early next week and hopefully I will have a guide as to when I will be back.

“This has been a frustrating time as I had been riding in career-best form and had a great chance tomorrow at Caulfield.

“However, this will give me a good chance to rest my body and I am already looking forward to getting back out there.”

 

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