J T McNamara injured at Cheltenham Festival

Racing at the Cheltenham Festival has been delayed by a serious injury to amateur jockey J T McNamara who fell heavily when riding Galaxy Rock in the 4.40 Kim Muir Handicap Chase. McNamara was treated on the course and an air ambulance is waiting to transport him to hospital.

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Cheltenham Festival

The Cheltenham Festival, the most prestigious National Hunt horse racing event of the year, is underway.