Country jockey Nyssa Burrells wins Queanbeyan Cup less than four years after waking from coma

James Buckley
By James Buckley
Updated November 21 2021 - 7:51am, first published 7:30am
A jubilant Nyssa Burrells after steering Zakeriz to Queanbeyan Cup success on Sunday. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

Jockey Nyssa Burrells was left clinging gamely to life in an induced coma when a horse fell on top of her at Warwick Farm barely four years ago.

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James Buckley

James Buckley

Sports Editor

James is a Queanbeyan boy enjoying his second stint at the Canberra Times, more than eight years on from his first. In between he's traveled the world, and spent time covering sport in Sydney.

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