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Jockeys' health at risk from weight loss

There's a claim tonight that the horse racing industry is turning a blind eye to serious problems affecting jockeys health. Industry insiders says more riders than ever are starving themselves and then vomiting in order to keep their weight down.

Driving to races with the heating at full blast and exercising in nylon sweat suits are just some of the methods used to lose the pounds. Penny Silvester reports.

Racing: 'has not turned a blind eye'

Dr Anna Louise Mackinnon, medical advisor to the Professional Jockeys Association, talks to ITV Meridian over concerns that jockeys are damaging their health by over-eating and then making themselves vomit.