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From ponies to the real thing for returning Crowley

Jim Crowley returns to action with seven rides on Wednesday   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Scully 10:10AM 13 DEC 2016  CHAMPION jockey Jim Crowley went back to basics as he recovered from injuries sustained in a four-horse pile-up at Kempton in October, riding his children’s ponies before getting back on board thoroughbreds. Crowley has taken a break from ...

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Crowley to return to riding next Wednesday

Jim Crowley: has not ridden since a fall at Kempton in late-October   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Graham Dench 5:20PM 8 DEC 2016  JIM CROWLEY has been cleared to ride again and will be back on the racecourse next Wednesday, when he could be in action at both Lingfield and Kempton. The champion jockey received a severe kicking and ...

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Crowley: Don't rule me out of jockeys' title battle

Crowley’s odds of retaining title drifted after news of new job broke   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Scully 3:30PM 24 NOV 2016  JIM CROWLEY insists his decision to take the job as number one rider to Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum does not mean his chances of retaining his Stobart Jockeys Championship crown can be dismissed. Having picked up ...

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The rise and rise of Jim Crowley

Jim Crowley defied huge odds to win a first jockeys championship   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Scully 1:30PM 24 NOV 2016  IT IS widely accepted that 2016 has been a bit of a downer in general but Jim Crowley will be among the few who look back at it with tremendous fondess when we finally tick over into ...

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Sheikh Hamdan signs up Crowley to be first jockey

Jim Crowley became champion jockey for the first time in October   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Scully 10:05AM 24 NOV 2016  CHAMPION jockey Jim Crowley has been named number one rider for owner Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum, who ended his partnership with Paul Hanagan after four years earlier this month. The news caps a remarkable 2016 for former ...

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Crowley thoughts with Tylicki after Kempton pile-up

Jim Crowley: “I’ve got a broken nose and am sore – but it’s about Freddy”   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Richard Birch 11:08AM 2 NOV 2016  CHAMPION jockey Jim Crowley, lucky to emerge from a horrific four-horse pile-up at Kempton on Monday with just a broken nose, is praying fellow rider Freddy Tylicki, who remains in intensive care in ...

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Crowley and Tylicki taken to hospital after Kempton falls

Kempton Park: Racing was delayed following the incident   PICTURE: Getty Images    By David Baxter 4:05PM 31 OCT 2016  CHAMPION jockey Jim Crowley and Freddy Tylicki were taken to hospital with suspected spinal injuries following a four-horse pile-up at Kempton on Monday. Following a delay of over an hour, stewards consulted with the jockeys at the track and the decision ...

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Crowley effectively secures title with Brighton winner

Crowley and De Sousa have been involved in an engaging battle for title   PICTURE: Getty images    By Alex Wiltshire 1:43PM 13 OCT 2016  JIM CROWLEY effectively secured his first Stobart Jockeys’ Championship after a win in the opening race at Brighton gave him a lead of 19 over rival Silvestre de Sousa, who in the immediate aftermath was declared ...

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Crowley “so proud” after securing first jockeys' title

Crowley sealed victory on Gmaash in the opening race at Brighton   PICTURE: Getty images    By Mark Storey 7:30PM 13 OCT 2016  HE STARTED the season as a 66-1 shot but Jim Crowley was last night celebrating as he sealed the Stobart Flat jockeys’ championship in what he described as the proudest moment of his riding career. The 38-year-old, who spent his ...

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