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Horse racing - Walsh wins first race back after breaking his leg


(Reuters) - Irish jockey Ruby Walsh set himself up for next week's Cheltenham Festival on Thursday by winning his first race back after breaking a leg in a fall last November.

The 38-year-old, who has been leading rider 11 times at the festival, took the Willie Mullins-trained favourite Lareena to victory by five lengths in the Maiden Hurdle at Thurles in Ireland.

   

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