PJ McDonald Said To Be Back At Weekend After Wolverhampton Fall

PJ McDonald

Jockey PJ McDonald is looking to be back to action on Saturday after he took a fall on Monday night at Wolverhampton when his ride Englishman for trainer Milton Bradley fell out of the stalls and unseated the rider.

The Irishman has revealed that he got off pretty lightly with not broken bones but did reveal that he was“battered and bruised”.

He is hoping and resting up so he can be back in action on the weekend with his ride Laurens having big potential to run in the Group One Sun Chariot Stakes at Newmarket on Saturday.

The four year old filly is looking to land back to back renewals of the contest and she has a great chance to with P J McDonald knowing this and it gives him a huge chance to add another Group one to his CV.

(Credit At The Races) The jockey said: “I’m a little bit sore, so I’m just going to assess it.

“Obviously I’ve taken today off – so hopefully I’ll be back by the end of the week, before the weekend.

“With a horse like Laurens to ride at the weekend, I want to make sure I’m 100%. That’s the main reason I’m taking a few days off, so I’m back for her.

“I’m lucky I haven’t broken anything but I am a little bit battered and bruised, so I need to get myself loosened out a bit.”