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.  



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