Horse racing hero Michelle Payne has been taken to hospital following a fall during a race at Mildura in Victoria on Monday.
The Melbourne Cup winning jockey fell from her horse, Dutch Courage, after it reportedly clipped the heels of another mare.
Michelle Payne to go to hospital for observation, fully conscious and has movement of arms and legs, complaining of abdominal pain.— RVStewards (@RVStewards) May 23, 2016
Medics immediately attended to Payne, who was conscious, before taking her to Mildura Base Hospital for observation.
She was reported to have full movement in her limbs, but with some abdominal pain.
It was reported Payne would remain in hospital overnight despite being cleared of any serious injury.
Scans have cleared Michelle Payne of serious injury after today's fall and she will stay for observation at Mildura Base Hospital overnight— Racing Victoria (@RacingInsider) May 23, 2016
Payne later thanked her followers for their "well wishes" on Twitter on Monday night.
Thank you for all the well wishes. Off to the Alfred tonight to check out Pancreas and liver. Through the vest 🤔 pic.twitter.com/WyMv3bvFIL— Michelle Payne (@mj_payne) May 23, 2016