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Mick Fitzgerald

Mick Fitzgerald (born 10 May 1970) is an Irish National Hunt jockey who rode mainly in Great Britain. He has ridden the winners of the Grand National, on Rough Quest in 1996, and the Cheltenham Gold Cup on See More Business in 1999. He was the stable jockey for Nicky Henderson and was leading jockey at the Cheltenham Festival in 1999 and 2000. In the 2008 Grand National he was riding L'Ami when he fell at the second fence. He was sent to hospital with spinal injuries. He announced his retirement on 7 August 2008 due to his injury, aged 38. He now works as a presenter on At The Races and occasionally for the BBC and Channel 4 Racing.

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