Tahlia Hope remains in hospital
Apprentice jockey Tahlia Hope has responded well to treatment for viral meningitis and has
been moved from ICU at Victoria’s Frankston Hospital. The Victorian Jockeys Association
(VJA) said she had improved overnight on Thursday and by yesterday afternoon had been
moved out of ICU. Hope was admitted with viral meningitis, infection and swelling on the
brain. “She has responded well to treatment today and been moved from ICU to the cardiac
ward,” the VJA said. Hope, 20, has ridden 24 winners this season including a winning double
at Morphettville last Saturday.