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Jockey suffers life-threatening injuries in fall

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Jockey Brian Toomey was being treated in hospital on Friday after sustaining life-threatening head injuries during a fall at Perth racecourse. 

This file photo shows jockeys competing in the Handicap Hurdle race at Aintree racecourse in Liverpool, on April 5, 2008. Jockey Brian Toomey was being treated in hospital on Friday after sustaining life-threatening head injuries during a fall at Perth racecourse in Scotland.

Toomey was riding Solway Dandy in Thursday's 5.00pm Perth Festival Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Hurdle, in Scotland, when the horse fell heavily.

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