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France's Julien Lemme taking a tumble off of the English horse Tomis during the 121st Velka Pardubicka Steeple-Chase in Pardubice, East Bohemia in the Czech Republic on October 9, 2011.
Closer to home, Promising juvenile colt Here Comes Frazier fell in the stretch during Sunday’s Grade III Bourbon Stakes at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky.
Here Comes Frazier was leading in the stretch of the 11⁄16-mile turf race under jockey Julien Leparoux when he shied and fell into the rail, sending Leparoux tumbling several yards over the rail.
Although Here Comes Frazier was initially thought to have only suffered cuts and scrapes, he has since had surgery for a fractured hock. By all accounts, he’s resting comfortably.
Leparoux was unhurt save for a few aches and pains.
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