Cheltenham HORROR: Sir Erec dies on track in SICKENING scenes after SNAPPING LEG

Cheltenham HORROR: Sir Erec dies on track in SICKENING scenes after SNAPPING LEG
 

Pentland Hills ran out a shock 20-1 winner of the JCB Triumph Hurdle, the opening event on the final day of the 2019 Cheltenham Festival.
Trained by Nicky Henderson and ridden by Nico de Boinville, Pentland Hills found plenty after the last, galloping up the famous hill to claim Grade One glory, having won a Plumpton maiden event on his only previous start over obstacles.
However, the race was marred by the tragic moment hot favourite Sir Erec broke down mid-race.
Sir Erec stumbled over a fence, snapped its leg and collapsed on the course before green screens were erected.
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15 March 2019 in Sport, Views: 67
Source: Daily Star
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