The Fall Guy: Ruby Walsh has plunged 5,124ft in his career
With Cheltenham 2016 just days away, the ironman of the turf's record is revealed
Champion jockey Ruby Walsh has fallen around 946 times in his career – tumbling a total of 5,124ft, data from Paddy Power has revealed.
Based on 10,872 rides over 20 years of riding out – and the height a horse’s back to the ground being around 5ft 5in – the cumulative height he has fallen over the years is an astonishing 5,124 ft.
Put together that is:
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