Vána injured after falling from his horse

The legend of Czech horse-racing, jockey Josef Vána is reported to have injured himself in training. According to the internet daily novinky.cz the 60-year-old Vána reportedly fell from his horse on Thursday morning and suffered a broken thigh bone. He was taken to the teaching hospital in Plzen. Vána is eight-times winner of the Velká Pardubice Steeplechase and in 2009 he received a Medal for Merit.