Bayliss out for four to five weeks with broken wrist after Geelong fall

Update - Victorian jockey Regan Bayliss has suffered a broken wrist in a fall at Geeliong on Friday and he will be out of riding for four to five weeks.

Cory Parish will now ride the Hayes and Dabernig trained Faatinah in the Group 1 Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville.

Earlier report Friday afternoon - A fall at Geelong on Friday has placed doubts on Regan Bayliss being able to ride at Morphettville on Saturday.

Bayliss was riding Amschel in the second race on the programme, the 2YO Maiden (1112m), when the Testa Rossa colt went to the turf some 200m after the start. Dean Holland on Wanna Be Good also fell with Amschel in their path, however, Racing Victoria stewards’ confirming after the race that Holland escaped injury.

The stewards reported that Baylss was taken to hospital for further examination for a suspected fractured wrist.

Bayless, with 32 Melbourne metropolitan winners to-date this season and in eighth equal on the premiership, has three rides at Morphettville:

Race 4 - Miss Strathallan
Race 5 – Tidy Prophet
Race 7 – Faatinah – Group 1 Darley Goodwood (1200m)

Regan Bayliss, picture