Positive signs for injured apprentice jockey Nyssa Burrells

Nyssa Burrells
Nyssa Burrells after winning Echuca CIH SV 3YO Fillies Maiden Plate at Echuca Racecourse on October 03, 2016 in Echuca, Australia. (Brendan McCarthy/Racing Photos)

There are positive signs for Injured apprentice Nyssa Burrells who is no longer in an induced coma and has started to sit up and recognise family members.

Burrells suffered a bleed on her brain in a fall at the Warwick Farm jump-outs last Friday week.

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Racing NSW said she although she had contracted a chest infection and would remain in intensive care in Liverpool Hospital, all other signs were positive.

Dr David Duckworth says she is moving all her limbs and responding to simple commands.