Search
where the horse is always the hero
Article Item
Posted 2018-05-16 21:35:01  
Striker Out for A Month


Legendary jockey Pieré Strydom is now in a race against time to be ready to take a ride in this year’s Vodacom Durban-July on the 7th July.
Strydom will be off till the middle of June as he will be risking serious injury if he returns to the saddle too soon after his fall at the Vaal last Thursday when a stirrup iron broke.
From the initial scans it wasn’t clear if Strydom picked up a new injury or if an old neck fracture showed up.
The jockey’s brother, PE trainer Jacques Strydom, confirmed that further scans indicated a fracture outside the vertebra and another fall could lead to a much more serious injury.
“Only from after middle June Striker will be taking rides again,” Jacques said.

 

Rate:
Email link to a friend | Printable Version
  • South Africa
    Displaying 10 ResultsSee All
    brave move to the front and wins3 days ago

    The Adam Marcus trained Brave Move beat a handy group in the listed Ladies Mile at Kenilworth in ...

    View | Add Comment
    doublemint a tasty treat for van niekerk 3 days ago

    Doublemint capped a brilliant week for sire Twice Over with an easy win in the Grade 3 Winter Derby ...

    View | Add Comment
    no local racing on sunday 3 days ago

    The race meeting scheduled for Scottsville on Sunday HAS been postponed to Wednesday. The existing W...

    View | Add Comment
    no more says joburg trainers6 days ago

    Phumelela and racehorse trainers in Phumelela regions will no longer engage with any political party...

    View | Add Comment
    hk bound murray out with hip op7 days ago

    Hong Kong bound Callan Murray had a hip operation on Monday, and has ridden his last race in South A...

    View | Add Comment
    defending champ to return for gold cup7 days ago

    eLAN GOLD CUP ENTRIES   A fantastic entry of 28 powerful stayers, including the first six hor...

    View | Add Comment
    world sports betting champions cup entries2018-07-10

    The Vodacom Durban July winner Do It Again will not be doing it again in the R1-million, Grade 1 W...

    View | Add Comment
    turnovers down, no sabc national coverage 2018-07-09

    TAB turnover for Vodacom Durban July day fell short of the R140-million target, but Phumelela Bettin...

    View | Add Comment
    technology first at july2018-07-09

    Vodacom demonstrates 5G live sport broadcast at 2018 Vodacom Durban July This year’s Vodaco...

    View | Add Comment
    de kock pair battle for juvenile honours 2018-07-08

    As a lot of people expected the Mike de Kock pair fought out the finish of the Grade 2 Golden Horses...

    View | Add Comment