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Horse Suffers Aneurysm During Easter Jumps Carnival

Horse Suffers Aneurysm During Easter Jumps Carnival

27 Apr, 2011

A horse has fallen after suffering a ruptured aorta during the running of the Woodford Reserve Hurdle on the weekend.

Java Star collapsed as he approached the race’s final hurdle in front of masses of onlookers at the Oakbank Carnival in South Australia.

The horse’s jockey, Steven Pateman, was lucky enough to survive the fall …