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Listen: Tributes Flow For Champion Jockey, Pat Smullen, On His Death.

: 09/16/2020 - 10:21

Tributes have poured in for Pat Smullen, who has died at the age of 43.

The nine time flat racing Irish champion jockey was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in March of 2018.

He was retained leading jockey for Kildare trainer, Dermot Weld, for many years.

Last year, his Race For Cancer Trials Ireland at the Curragh raised 2 and a half million euro.

A 12 time Classic winner, Offaly native Smullen won a Derby double with Harzand in 2016.

Mick Fitzgerald has paid tribute.

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