Barry Geraghty taken to hospital after Aintree fall

Barry Geraghty taken to hospital after Aintree fall

Barry Geraghty was taken to hospital this afternoon after a fall in the Topham Chase from Peregrine Run.

THe Meath man missed the ride on favourite Champ in the next race a novice hurdle with Mark Walsh deputising and going on to win on the JP McManus-owned horse.

"Hopefully Barry will be okay, he took a nasty fall," stated Walsh in a post-race interview.

Barry Geraghty will be assessed in hospital.

He is due to ride the Tony Martin-trained Anibale Fly in the Grand National tomorrow. 

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