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Legendary vet Percy Sykes dies

Legendary vet Percy Sykes dies

14 Jan, 2014

Legendary vet Percy Sykes has died in a Sydney hospital aged ninety-three, leaving behind him a lifetime of veterinary work that virtually revolutionised the Australian horse racing industry.

Master trained Tommy Smith and his daughter Gai Waterhouse, above, used the services of legendary vet Percy Sykes. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Sykes emigrated to Australia in …