Access exclusive podcasts, interviews and analysis with a monthly or annual membership

Become A Member
Dublin: 9°C Friday 7 May 2021

A brilliant piece of sportsmanship from racing at Roscommon yesterday

Sportsmanship at its finest.

JOCKEY JODY MCGARVEY was falling off his horse Old Supporter after jumping a fence at the Roscommon Races yesterday before something fantastic happened.

Fellow jockey Danny Mullins, riding Tavern Times, saw that McGarvey was in imminent trouble and reached over to help him stay on.

Both horses would pull up before the end of the race but it is wonderful to see such sportsmanship.

It will put a smile on your face, trust us.

Source: At The Races/YouTube

Both jockeys were understandably all smiles in the locker room after the race.

One of the all-time greats of horse racing has been retired

The essential DOs and DON’Ts for every horse racing virgin

About the author:

Shane Hannon

Read next:


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel