sport news Permian dies after broken leg in the Secretariat Stakes

Permian had to be put down after an injury in the race at Arlington Park in the US Jockey William Buick suffers back injury but conscious after falling from the colt Permian earned over £400,000 in his career and won six of his 13 race starts

By Press Association

Published: 01:13 BST, 13 August 2017 | Updated: 01:13 BST, 13 August 2017

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Jockey William Buick is 'conscious, but complaining of back pain' after he fell from the fatally-injured Permian in the Secretariat Stakes at Arlington Park.

The Mark Johnston-trained colt had to be put down when the three-year-old son of Teofilo sustained a broken leg in the mile-and-a-quarter Grade One at the Illinois circuit.

Permian unseated Buick soon after the partnership crossed

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