CLUB STATEMENT REGARDING RIHARNA THOMSON

The Canberra Racing Club is deeply saddened that Riharna Thomson remains on life support in a critical condition following a tragic accident on Tuesday morning whilst riding a horse in track work at Thoroughbred Park. Riharna is a dedicated track rider rising early every morning to ride track work and was recently promoted to the position of Stable Foreman. She is a young and enthusiastic horse lover who is well respected and loved amongst the local stable fraternity. >Our thoughts are with Riharna’s family and friends during this dif cult time. Her family requests that their privacy be respected at this sad time. Everyone in the racing family at Thoroughbred Park is deeply affected by Riharna’s accident. Club employees and stable staff are receiving support and have been offered counselling services locally and with the assistance of local Pastor Rev Steven Prior and Racing NSW Pastor Rev Colin Watts and through the Racing NSW Racing Mates Assistance Program. The Rev Colin Watts will lead prayers for Riharna in the Mounting Yard at 1.00pm on Sunday prior to the rst race. For any related media enquiries please contact Peter Stubbs, Canberra Racing Club Chief Executive on 0412 284 422

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