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Power surge

Robert Power is an overnight success 20 years in the making. But the jockey is acutely aware of the fickleness of his profession

Robert Power will tuck into his turkey and ham on Christmas Day, just like the rest of us. Five foot nine, and aged 36, one of Ireland’s leading horseracing jockeys weighs under ten and a half stone, but benefits from having a stable (in every sense) weight. “I may even have a glass of champagne,” he says with a smile.

The festive dinner should taste all the sweeter this year, for reasons both practical and...

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