From: November Horse News 2013
Jockey Desiree Gill Suffers Tragic Fall
Popular female jockey Desiree Gill has tragically died following a horse fall at the Sunshine Coast Turf Club on the 9th of November.
Gill who was riding Celtic Ambition fell early on in the race and was taken to Nambour Hospital in a critical condition where she sadly died of her injuries the following day.
Gill was a very experienced horsewomen who had spent a good 30 years in the racing industry and who had won the Queensland Country Premiership in 2011 to 2012 and 2012 to 2013, she leaves behind a husband and two sons.