Jockey Graham Lee In Intensive Care After Newcastle Fall

Jockey Graham Lee has been placed in intensive care following a fall aboard Ben Macdui (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}) at Newcastle on Friday evening. Lee was unseated as the gates opened during the BetUK. Home Of The Acca-Fenwa H. The Grand National-winning jockey, who switched to the Flat in 2012, has also found top-level glory in that sphere aboard Trip To Paris (Ire) (Champs Elysees {GB}) in the 2015 Gold Cup at Royal Ascot, as well as with Alpha Delphini (GB) (Captain Gerrard {Ire]) in the 2018 G1 Nunthorpe S. His...

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Lester Piggott On The Mend In Switzerland

Former jockey Lester Piggott, who had been hospitalised in Switzerland on May 22, is improving, daughter Maureen Haggas revealed at Haydock on Saturday. Now 86, the legendary reinsman and 11-time champion jockey has ridden nine G1 Derby winners. A member of the QIPCO British Champions Series Hall of Fame, the retired rider boasts 30 Classic victories among his 4,493 total winning rides. Haggas, who is married to Derby-winning trainer William Haggas, said, "I went to see him earlier in the week and he's improving, which is good news. He's much...

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