Desiree Gill's death a tragic accident says investigation

RACING Queensland (RQ) stewards today concluded an investigation into a fall in Race 5 at the Sunshine Coast Turf Club on November 9  which resulted in the death of jockey Desiree Gill.

After reviewing all the evidence, RQ stewards found that the fall was not in any way attributable to any horse or rider error, but rather the result of a tragic accident.

The full stewards report is available at

RQ in conjunction with the National Jockeys Trust has established a fund in honour of Desiree Gill.

Donations can be made to the Desiree Gill Fund via direct debit using the below details:

Name: The Desiree Gill Fund

BSB: 084-004

Account Number: 39-452-7218