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Canberra rider dies three days after trackwork fall

 By Mark Scully 8:15AM 3 MAR 2017  Australia: A trackwork rider has died in hospital three days after a fall at Thoroughbred Park in Canberra. Riharna Thomson, 22, fell from Chosen Prayer during a gallop on Tuesday morning and was rushed to hospital with serious head injuries. The Canberra Racing Club announced Thomson had died as a result of her injuries ...

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Horse of the year Charismatic dies aged 21 | Horse Racing |

D. Wayne Lukas: trainer of Charismatic  PICTURE:Getty Images   By Keith Melrose 8:31AM 20 FEB 2017  CHARISMATIC, who in 1999 came arguably closest to snapping the Triple Crown hoodoo eventually lifted by American Pharoah in 2015, has died in Kentucky at the age of 21. He had returned to the US in December after more than a decade at stud in Japan. ...

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Ascot Gold Cup hero Fame And Glory dies | Horse Racing |

Fame And Glory: five-time Group 1 winner dies at the age of 11   PICTURE: Patrick McCann (racingpost.com/photos)    By Brian Sheerin 5:54PM 13 FEB 2017  FAME And Glory, winner of the Irish Derby and Ascot Gold Cup in a career that included five Group 1 wins, has died at the age of 11. The stallion son of Montjeu won 14 ...

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Many Clouds dies after Cotswold Chase thriller

Many Clouds (left) locked in battle with Thistlecrack   PICTURE: Getty Images   By Jon Lees 1:28PM 28 JAN 2017  Report: Cheltenham, Saturday BetBright Trial Cotswold Chase (Grade 2) 3m1f56y MANY CLOUDS, the 2015 Grand National winner, collapsed and died on Saturday moments after inflicting a first defeat over fences on Gold Cup favourite Thistlecrack leaving Cheltenham in a state of shock. ...

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Grand National hero Brian Fletcher dies aged 69

Brian Fletcher: triumphed in the Aintree spectacular three times   PICTURE: Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)    By David Carr 5:28PM 12 JAN 2017  BRIAN FLETCHER, one of only three men to win the Grand National three times, has died at the age of 69. The man whose name will forever be associated with Red Rum but who also conquered Aintree on Red ...

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Former top amateur and breeder Bob McCreery dies at 86

Bob McCreery: champion amateur rider in 1956-57 season   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Stuart Riley 4:00PM 24 DEC 2016  BOB McCREERY, the amateur rider-turned-breeder who was instrumental in the establishment of the European Breeders’ Fund, has died. He was 86. The son of the distinguished WWII general Sir Richard McCreery, Bob McCreery was champion amateur rider in 1956-57 having ...

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