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Whiskey Sour wins Leopardstown race after three fall in Future Champions Novice Hurdle

Whiskey Sour won an “extraordinary” Future Champions Novice Hurdle at Leopardstown after three leading contenders fell in the closing stages. Favourite Mengli Khan was in front approaching the second-last but ducked to the left and dived through the wing, unseating ...

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Ruby Walsh breaks leg in fall from Let's Dance at Punchestown

Jockey Ruby Walsh broke a leg in a fall from Let’s Dance at Punchestown. The Irishman, riding the 4-9 favourite, fell four from the finish of the Frontline Security Grabel Mares Hurdle. Walsh, 38, was treated on the track before ...

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Sam Twiston-Davies: Jockey breaks elbow in Sandown fall

Jockey Sam Twiston-Davies will be out of action at least until the beginning of December after breaking his elbow in a fall at Sandown on Sunday. The 25-year-old, who suffered the injury when riding Double Ross, trained by his father ...

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George Baker: Jockey will not race again after St Moritz fall

Jockey George Baker says he will not race again after suffering severe head injuries in fall in February. Baker, 35, suffered bleeding on the brain after falling from his horse on the frozen lake at St Moritz. He rode over ...

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Why do some marathon runners fall ill and others don't?

Runners in one of Britain’s toughest marathons could help scientists answer why some will fall ill after the race – and others will not. The 35th Snowdonia Marathon on Saturday sees just under 3,000 following the route around the highest ...

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Scotland lose to fall behind Papua New Guinea in World Cricket League

ICC World Cricket League Championship (Port Moresby) Scotland 203 (49.2 overs): Cross 91, Dai 2-19 Papua New Guinea 204-5 (48 overs): Dai 63, Vala 49, Evans 2-42 Papua New Guinea won by five wickets Scorecard; Standings Scotland slipped back to ...

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William Buick: Jockey out for at least six weeks after fall at Arlington

Jockey William Buick will be sidelined for at least six weeks after being injured in a fall in the United States. He was unseated as Royal Ascot winner Permian was fatally injured after coming last in the Secretariat Stakes at ...

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William Buick: Jockey home after fall from Permian at Arlington

William Buick is recovering at home after being injured in a fall from his mount Permian, who was fatally injured in the Secretariat Stakes at Arlington. The jockey was unseated as Dante Stakes and Royal Ascot winner Permian, trained by ...

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Ana O'Brien: Injured Irish jockey out for 'three to four months' after heavy fall

Irish jockey Ana O’Brien is expected to be out for three or four months after suffering fractured vertebrae in her neck and back in a fall on Tuesday. O’Brien, 21, was airlifted to hospital after being injured when her mount ...

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Ana O'Brien: Irish jockey injured in Killarney fall

Irish jockey Ana O’Brien has been airlifted to hospital following a fall at Killarney on Tuesday night. The 21-year-old, who is the daughter of trainer Aidan O’Brien, was injured when her mount Druids Cross slipped two furlongs out in the ...

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