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Former jockey Stephen Brown Junior was brought to Royal Melbourne Hospital in an induced coma after sustaining injuries in the Wangaratta jumpouts on Wednesday

Retired apprentice jockey, 20, is brought to a hospital in a induced coma after a horror fall

  • Stephen Brown Junior, 20, was injured in a fall at the Wangaratta jumpouts
  • The former jockey was flown to Royal Melbourne Hospital in an induced coma
  • Brown started his internship in 2015 and rode a total of 40 winners
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Retired student jockey Stephen Brown Junior was brought to Royal Melbourne Hospital after a serious fall in an induced coma.

The accident occurred at the Wangaratta jumpouts, about 250 km from Melbourne, early on Wednesday.

The 20-year-old driver would be in critical condition.

Former jockey Stephen Brown Junior was brought to Royal Melbourne Hospital in an induced coma after sustaining injuries in the Wangaratta jumpouts on Wednesday

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Former jockey Stephen Brown Junior was brought to Royal Melbourne Hospital in an induced coma after sustaining injuries in the Wangaratta jumpouts on Wednesday

Brown, the son of trainer Stephen Brown, does not have a current driver's license but is a registered track rider.

He started his internship in 2015 and rode a total of 40 winners.

He had his last ride in November 2018.

Racing Victoria said the former jockey immediately received medical care from the parachutist on the track and was placed in an induced coma before being taken to the hospital.

& # 39; Racing Victoria can confirm that a certified track rider Stephen Brown Junior was flown to Royal Melbourne Hospital following a fall at Wangaratta's jumpouts this morning, & # 39; said it Wednesday in a statement.

Brown, the son of trainer Stephen Brown, does not have a current driver's license but is a registered track rider

Brown, the son of trainer Stephen Brown, does not have a current driver's license but is a registered track rider

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Brown, the son of trainer Stephen Brown, does not have a current driver's license but is a registered track rider

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