Filip Minařík is in hospital in Germany
Czech jockey Filip Minařík has been put into an induced coma in a clinic in Hannover, where he is recovering from a heavy fall. Filip was brought up at Velká Chuchle racecourse, where his father was a top trainer. He has been based in Germany as a top jockey for well over 20 years. He has been champion jockey in Germany, and has ridden more winners than any other Czech jockey. We wish him a full and rapid recovery.