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Tuesday 30 September 2014

Paul Hanagan avoids serious injury after nasty fall at Ascot

Published 23/06/2013 | 10:31

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James Doyle on his mount Al Kazeem (R) wins the Prince of Wales's Stakes ahead of Paul Hanagan riding Mukhadram during the second day of Royal Ascot
James Doyle on his mount Al Kazeem (R) wins the Prince of Wales's Stakes ahead of Paul Hanagan riding Mukhadram during the second day of Royal Ascot

Paul Hanagan will return to action later in the week after escaping serious injury in a fall at Royal Ascot on Saturday.

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The rider suffered a nasty tumble after his mount Ektihaam slipped on the bend in the Hardwicke Stakes.

 

Hanagan went for X-rays on his upper arm following his fall but his agent Richard Hale reports there to be no serious damage.

 

"There's no breakages, he's just very stiff and sore," he said.

 

"He'll take a couple of days off now and come back on Wednesday or Thursday."

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