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Fundraising page for injured jockey reaches more than £250,000

Freddy Tylicki Credit: PA

The fundraising page set up for injured Newmarket jockey Freddy Tylicki has now raised more than £250,000.

The 30-year-old has been told by doctors that his lower body is paralysed after a fall in Kempton last week. Tylicki remains in intensive care in a stable condition.

The GoFundMe page was set up by television presenter Matt Chapman.

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Fundraising page for injured jockey reaches £125,000 in 24 hours

Freddy Tylicki

A fundraising page set up for Newmarket jockey Freddy Tylicki has raised over £125,000 in just over 24 hours.

Tylicki has been told by doctors his lower body is paralysed after he sustained spinal injuries in a fall at Kempton on Monday.<

The page was set up by At The Races TV presenter Matt Chapman and the response from within racing has been phenomenal.

With Sky Bet, BetVictor, Coral/Ladbrokes and William Hill all promising a further £10,000 donation each, the total is set to rise further still.

Racing figures such as Tylicki's former boss Richard Fahey, Luca Cumani, Sheikh Fahad Al Thani and champion jockey Jim Crowley, who was also involved in the Kempton incident but escaped with a broken nose, have all donated.

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Newmarket horse Red Cadeaux retired after suffering leg injury

Red Cadeaux fails to finish the race in Melbourne. Credit: PA

The world's most travelled racehorse, trained in Newmarket, has been retired after his failed bid to win Australia's richest race at the fifth attempt.

Red Cadeaux suffered a serious leg injury and failed to finish the Melbourne Cup overnight.

His trainer, Ed Dunlop, said his injury wasn't life threatening but added that he would not race again.

Trainer Ed Dunlop confirmed the horse will never race again. Credit: PA

Red Cadeaux's stablemate 'Trip to Paris' finished fourth on his Melbourne Cup debut, while Michelle Payne on board 'Prince of Penzance', became the first female jockey to win the race.

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