Injured jockey Andrew Adkins will remain in hospital indefinitely, while doctors determine the best treatment for his facial fractures.
Adkins was involved in a sickening fall in the first race on Day 2 of The Championships at Randwick last Saturday.
Nearing the end of the 1600m race, Adkins was dislodged from his mount, the David Payne-trained War Baron.
He was left concussed and was stood down for the remainder of the day before being transported to St Vincent's Hospital for further assessment.
According to Dr Duckworth of Racing NSW: "Andrew is likely to be in hospital for at least a few more days. They are still waiting for a plastic surgeon to decide on what treatment will happen for his facial fractures."
Atkins has an undisplaced fracture of his T3 vertebra, which is stable and doesn't need surgery. He also suffered a fractured eye socket, a fractured nose, a fractured sternum and compound fractures to his T2, T3 and T4.
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