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Davy Russell misses remaining Down Royal rides due to dead leg

Davy Russell: will miss out on the ride aboard Galvin in the Champion Chase at Down Royal
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Davy Russell was stood down after the second race at Down Royal on Saturday with a dead leg. Russell was due to ride Galvin in the Champion Chase and was replaced by Jamie Codd, with the pair finishing second to Frodon in the Grade 1.

Russell sustained the injury when The Greek fell at the second-last in the 2m1f maiden hurdle.

He earlier rode Fil Dor to victory in the opening three-year-old hurdle, the first in a treble for Gordon Elliott.

Jack Kennedy, who rode 4-9 favourite Mighty Potter to win the second race, deputised for the jockey aboard Eskylane in the following handicap hurdle.


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Russell was due to be aboard the Gordon Elliott-trained Galvin in the Ladbrokes Champion Chase
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