Horse racing legend Bolger sued by stableman over alleged injury

Mohammed Irfan is claiming in his legal action that one of the veteran trainer’s racehorses fell on top of him and threw him against a fence in June 2018

Jim Bolger: the horse trainer is being sued by stableman Mohammed Irfan for injuries he says he sustained after a horse fell on him. Picture: Inpho

A stableman has filed a lawsuit against the renowned horse trainer Jim Bolger after claiming to have sustained an injury while working on his Coolcullen farm.

Mohammed Irfan is suing Bolger after an alleged incident in June 2018, in which he claims that a horse fell on him and threw him against a fence. As a result of the incident, he said, he sustained injuries including a laceration in his spleen and a fractured rib.