9-time Irish champion jockey Pat Smullen dies from most cancers aged 43

LEADING jockey Pat Smullen has died, aged 43.

The nine-time Irish champion rider handed away in hospital in Dublin on Tuesday night.

Smullen was recognized with most cancers in 2018
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He was recognized with pancreatic most cancers in March 2018, forcing him to retire from the saddle.

Smullen rode for a number of main yards however shaped a very formidable partnership all through his profession with Dermot Weld.

He gained a number of Group 1 races all over the world, together with the 2016 Derby at Epsom aboard Harzand.

He’s survived by his spouse Frances and three kids.

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