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Ryan Mania sent this tweet from hospital as he waits for a scan after his fall at Hexham today.
Yorkshire Grand National-winning rider Ryan Mania will today undergo a precautionary MRI scan following his heavy fall at Hexham but then hopes to be able to leave hospital.
Mania, 23, was taken by air ambulance to hospital in Newcastle following yesterday's fall which came as he returned to action after winning the National on the Sue Smith-trained Auroras Encore at Aintree on Saturday.
The Scotsman was linking up once again with Bingley-based Smith in the St John Lee Handicap Hurdle, and his mount Stagecoach Jasper came down early on the final circuit.
The jockey who rode the Yorkshire-trained Auroras Encore to victory in yesterday's Grand National, has been airlifted to hospital following a heavy fall this afternoon.
Ryan Mania who only this morning was on the moors above Bingley celebrating his historic victory with trainer Sue Smith fell in the third race at Hexham. Charlie Garforth reports.
An air ambulance was called to Hexham racecourse this afternoon to airlift the Grand National winner, Ryan Mania to hospital after a heavy fall in the third race.
The clerk of Hexham racecourse, James Armstrong, has given a statement to the media after Grand National winner, Ryan Mania was airlifted to hospital this afternoon following a fall from another of trainer, Sue Smith's horses.
The Clerk of Hexham Racecourse, James Armstrong says jockey Ryan Mania is conscious after being airlifted to hospital following a nasty fall during racing this afternoon.
Grand National winning jockey Ryan Mania received what appeared to be a kick between his shoulder blades and was described as very sore before going to Newcastle Royal Victoria Infirmary for further assessment on neck and back injuries. He was reported to be in a stable condition.
It's reported Grand National winning jockey, Ryan Mania, is suffering neck and back injuries after a heavy fall during racing at Hexham today.
The 23 year old who rode Yorkshire's Auroras Encore to victory yesterday, fell from his horse Stagecoach Jasper - another of Bingley Moor Trainer, Sue Smith's animals.
Racing pundit, Clare Balding has given her reaction to the news that Grand National winning jockey, Ryan Mania, has been airlifted to hospital after a heavy fall during racing this afternoon.
Grand National winning jockey, Ryan Mania was understood to be conscious following a fall at Hexham this afternoon, and was put into an air ambulance on a spinal board before being taken to hospital in Newcastle.
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Auroras Encore has become the first Yorkshire winner of the Grand National for 53 years.