Horse Racing

Doyle predicts return sooner than expected

Hollie Doyle | Spoon Dyga

Top driver Hollie Doyle, who is recovering from an elbow injury following a fall in Wolverhampton on January 17, could be back in action before previously thought. The 26-year-old driver is expected to be out of action for several weeks, but she has been rehabilitating at Oaksey House in Lambourne since her injury and increasing her chances of returning sooner.

“I saw a specialist yesterday and he said things couldn’t be better for the stage we’re in,” she said. Racing sports sky on Friday.

Six-time Group 1 champion, first female to win a Classic on board Nashwa (GB) (Frankel {GB}) during last year’s G1 Prix Du Diane and is a retained racer for owner Imad Al Sagar’s Blue Diamond Stud, said she has a four to five week timeframe to return but is hopeful. will be back to saddle sooner.

“I hope in the next few weeks I’ll be back on track,” Doyle said. “I dislocated my elbow and broke both ligaments around the elbow – and also broke a bone – but luckily it got back into a good position and I didn’t have to have surgery.

“Worst case would be to take another four or five weeks off, but I hope to be back sooner than that.”

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