Legendary jockey Ruby Walsh retires from horse racing after glittering career

1 May

Legendary jockey Ruby Walsh has retired from horse racing at the age of 39.

The Irishman announced the decision after victory in the Punchestown Gold Cup on Kemboy on Wednesday.

Ruby Walsh leaves racing on a high

Walsh, who won the Grand National twice, opted to end his brilliant career in the saddle following a two-length victory aboard Willie Mullins’ charge in the Grade One event.

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