RACING

Ruby Walsh taken to hospital with suspected leg break

Jockey Ruby Walsh suffered a suspected leg break after horse Al Boum Photo fell at the final hurdle in the RSA Steeple Chase.

In what could spell trouble for Willie Mullins’ team in Cheltenham, the Irishman was assisted into an ambulance and now faced an anxious wait to discover the extent of his injury.

Walsh is replaced by Patrick Mullins which means he will now run in the Coral Cup with Max Dynamite, Douvan in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase and Carefully Selected in the Weatherbys Champion Bumper.

The Queen Mother Champion Chase is the one all racing fans were looking forward to. especially with the highly anticipated clash between Douvan and Altior.

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