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Gunter Injury – Latest

Internal swelling not subsiding

It’s been almost a fortnight since Gauteng jockey Gunter Wrogemann was injured in a fall at Turffontein – just 24 hours a season high of a glorious Gr1 victory at Greyville on Surcharge.

Gunter with Ian van Schalkwyk and Stuart Pettigrew after his Gr1 Daily News win (Pic – Candiese Marnewick)

His wife Sam has kindly provided us wiith an update, as follows;

The Maxilo facial surgeon who operated on Gunter’s jaw is happy with the progress so far.

The general surgeon is keeping Gunter induced as the internal swelling around his airways is not subsiding and until this happens will need to keep him on the ventilator which means keeping him induced so he doesn’t pull the ventilator out.

In the meantime the physio has picked up some issues with his left hand and both his legs/knees which we don’t understand yet.

He also still has a temperature and we are waiting to get the blood cultures back.

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6 comments on “Gunter Injury – Latest

  1. Pearl Samuels says:

    My prayers are wit u and the kids Sam.

  2. Willi says:

    I wish Gunter a speedy recovery and pray the good Lord’s almighty grace over this great horseman.🙏

  3. Cliffie Miller says:

    We thinking of you in our prayers Sam and may he heal soon

  4. Daniel says:

    I wish you speed recovery big man we miss you strong God be with you

  5. Thurlo says:

    Best wishes to his wife and family… Our prayers are with you…

  6. Leonie says:

    No not fair. Gunter is a fighter. And he will bounce back. Love to sam and his girls and pray every night for his full recovery. ❤️

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