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Former Jockey Dies Aged Just 26

Former Jockey Dies Aged Just 26

30 Mar, 2011

The Australian racing community has been deeply saddened by the loss of former jockey Ben Smith.

In tragic circumstances it is believed Smith may have taken his own life in his Essendon home just north of Melbourne on Monday afternoon.

Smith was just 26 years old and had a racing career plagued by weight issues …