By Phillip O'Brien
Damon Budler celebrated his first Rising Star Series win for the season after winning heat 13 at Albury on Tuesday.
Damon took winning honours with Equally Wild ($8) for trainer John Rooney.
However, celebrations were cut short for Damon, who was dislodged from his horse past the post and he has been taken to hospital for observation, suffering from pain to his leg.
Qin Yong secured three more points following his third placing today on Kurossima ($5.50) to extend his Rising Star lead to 43 points.
Yvette Lewis maintains second position with 21 points ahead of Billy Owen (18 points).
Heat 14 will be run at Gosford on Wednesday, 26th February 2020.
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