Bridgwater was dragged along for a few strides after the fall. Robert Parsons, his agent, said last night the jockey hoped to be transferred to a hospital near his Gloucestershire home. Mark Richards takes over the National ride on Bishops Hall.
David Bridgwater broke his arm an hour before he was due to ride in the Grand National. The top jockey was operated on yesterday afternoon for a break above the elbow sustained when Time Won't Wait was brought down in the Red Rum Chase.