Jockey Blake Shinn was involved in a fall at Randwick barrier trials today (Monday, 13th August 2018).
Blake appears to have suffered a concussion but was conscious when ambulance officers arrived before being taken to Prince of Wales Hospital.
Update at 8pm on Monday, 13th August 2017: Racing NSW's Dr. Duckworth has reported this evening that Blake has fractures at C1 and C3 of his vertebra. They are stable and don't require surgery. Blake will be in a neck brace for 6 weeks and will not ride for about 3 months. Luckily, he has no neurological deficit.