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Timmy Murphy sent to hospital for X-rays after horror fall at Newbury

Last Updated: 01/12/12 9:12am

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Timmy Murphy: Taken to hospital for X-rays on back

Timmy Murphy: Taken to hospital for X-rays on back

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Timmy Murphy was taken to hospital for precautionary X-rays after taking a heavy fall at Newbury on Friday.

Murphy was partnering Leeroar in the closing Inkerman London "National Hunt" Maiden Hurdle when the duo fell at the third flight.

A racecourse spokesman said: "He has been taken for precautionary X-rays on his back."

Murphy is due to ride The Package for trainer David Pipe in Saturday's Hennessy Gold Cup at the Berkshire venue.

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