Tylicki moved to spinal centre

Freddy Tylicki has taken a significant move in his rehabilitation from life-changing injuries after moving to a specialist spinal centre in Middlesex.

Frederik Tylicki has been moved to a specialist spinal centre

Tylicki suffered a T7 paralysis, meaning he has movement in the upper half of his body but not the lower, after being involved in a four-horse pile-up at Kempton at the end of October.

He was airlifted to St George's Hospital in Tooting, where he spent 15 days in intensive care before being moved to a general spinal ward in mid-November.

Tylicki is now looking forward to stepping up his recovery after taking up residence at the London Spinal Cord Injury Centre in Stanmore.

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"I have been waiting on this day for a long time and it's finally come!!" the 30-year-old posted on Twitter.

"On the road to the rehab clinic #nextchapter #keepfighting."

Lisa Hancock, chief executive of the Injured Jockeys Fund, said: "I think he's been in St George's seven weeks now, so to get him into rehab before Christmas is great news.

"I'm sure it's a great relief to Freddy and his family that he's now on the road to rehabilitation.

"It's really positive news."

A GoFundMe page, set up by ITV and At The Races presenter Matt Chapman following the incident, raised more than £300,000 for Tylicki.

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