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  • in reply to: King’s Advice #1598905
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    Another Mark Johnston horse

    in reply to: Billesdon Brook #1597573
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    She recently had a dubawi colt but her death not related to that.

    in reply to: Blackbow #1594562
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    Was just winded got up fine.

    in reply to: The Last Lion #1589912
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    Another Johnston horse.

    in reply to: Temple Man #1586293
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    They later confirmed it was worse than first thought.

    in reply to: It’s finally time to ban the water jumps #1580531
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    Looked the exact same injury that Monsieur D Arque of Skelton’s suffered at the water jump at Sandown last year. They need removing

    in reply to: Kid Commando #1572269
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    Yeah sounds like a heart attack approaching the fence.

    in reply to: Methody #1571915
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    Assuming it was a hind leg? Seems a very common injury at the moment especially on the bends

    in reply to: Latest Exhibition #1569638
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    They’ve gone and done it in the last race too, Baba Buck’s broke down on the flat couldn’t help themselves showing it in a replay.

    in reply to: Latest Exhibition #1569609
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    Fantastic bit of work from Racing TV showing the replay with Latest Exhibition panicking in the background, leg swinging around before falling to the floor.

    in reply to: Jadhlaan #1559563
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    Another Mark Johnston horse injured/dead. That’s the 5th or 6th in the last couple of months

    in reply to: Retirements #1554200
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    Sir Maximilian has been retired at the age of 12

    in reply to: Royal Air Force #1553565
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    Just read he broke down after the line.

    in reply to: Ash Hill #1547118
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    The injury was sustained at the first fence, Which was the last in the back straight.

    in reply to: Damiens Dilema #1542690
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    13 years old very sad, deserved a long and happy retirement.

    in reply to: Stream Lady #1531223
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    Just seen it. Absolutely brutal fall, One of the worst I’ve seen in a while.

    in reply to: Monsieur D’Arque #1529192
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    Completely agree, no need for them at all.

    Article from 2008 with Jonjo O’Neill describing the fatal injury caused by these jumps which is exactly what happened today.

    “It seems to me, the horse doesn’t know what he’s jumping until he’s taking off,” said O’Neill, “and then he has to stretch and puts extra strength into it, and that’s what leads to these broken backs. I lost a very good horse up at Ayr years ago, and another at Catterick. I’d fill ’em all in.”

    https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2008/mar/26/horseracing.sport

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