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Surgery for Tye Angland after Sunday's Sha Tin fall

  The Hong Kong Jockey Club advised early Monday afternoon that injured Jockey Tye Angland is now in a serious but stable condition at Prince of Wales Hospital. Having undergone further medical tests overnight, he will be operated on today.


Angland was injured yesterday afternoon after being dislodged from his mount shortly after the start of race nine at the Sha Tin Race Meeting.

The Club is continuing to provide full support to Tye and his family. 

Angland's manager Andrew Northridge issued a statement on behalf of the rider's family.

"He (Angland) is currently hospitalised in Hong Kong where he is due to undergo surgery today (Monday)," the statement read.

"More information regarding his injuries will be known in the coming days.

"His wife Erin has flown to Hong Kong to be with him. He will be unavailable for rides until further notice."

Erin arrived in Hong Kong in the early hours of Monday morning after flying overnight from Sydney.

Update early Monday morning from the Hong Kong Jockey Club - Tye Angland was conscious and transported by ambulance to Prince of Wales Hospital where he is continuing to undergo testing. The Club’s Chief Racing Medical Officer is in attendance at the hospital. 

Angland’s family in Australia is being kept informed.

A further update on Angland’s condition will be released when that is appropriate.

Earlier report Sunday evening - Sydney jockey Tye Angland is in the Prince Of Wale Hospital in Hong Kong on Sunday night after being dislodged from Go Beauty Go at Sha Tin.

The John Moore trained O’Reilly six-year-old gelding was described by Hong Kong Jockey Club stewards’ in their Sha Tin report as ‘On jumping, Go Beauty Go stumbled, resulting in T Angland being dislodged.’

Angland went to the turf and it was some time before he was taken to the ambulance and then transported to the Prince of Wales Hospital. Reports are that Angland was conscious.

Further information will be reported as official updates are advised by the Hong Kong Jockey Club.

Angland was riding in Hong Kong for the first time in three years after a successful four-year stint before returning to Sydney where he is one of the senior jockeys on the world ranked jockey panel.

He had earlier won the Class Four Chevalier Environmental Engineering Handicap (1,400m) with John Size’s Follow Me, while finishing second in the feature race, the Class One Chevalier Cup, with What Else But You.

Link to Race 9 at Sha Tin

Tye Angland, picture Sportpix.com.au

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