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.
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