Man trampled by a horse at the racecourse
A MAN has been rushed to hospital after he was trampled by a horse at the Coffs Harbour racecourse this morning.
Paramedics were called to the Howard St track about 6.35am.
A 79-year-old male has been injured by a horse, the NSW Ambulance Media Unit reported.
He was treated by paramedics at the scene and suffered injuries to his lower back, hand and lower leg, a NSW Ambulance spokesman said.
The man was taken to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital in a serious, but stable condition to be assessed for spinal injuries.