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Jockey Dean Holland Dies After Tragically Falling in the Race

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Monday, the father of four who died in a tragic fall at a country race meeting in the north-west of the state, the family of group one-winning Victorian jockey Dean Holland was in mourning.

Dean Holland Dies From a Tragic Fall

According to the police, Holland fell from his horse Headingley while participating in the first race at Donald Racecourse. When Tony McEvoy’s three-year-old gelding appeared to suddenly veer and crash through the running rail during his second start, he was being trained by McEvoy.

Paramedics dealt with the 34-year-old yet he kicked the bucket at the scene, leaving his family crushed and the dashing local area in shock.

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He was referred to as a gifted horseman and, a principled young man by those who knew him. He rode the James Cummings Godolphin-trained In Secret to victory in the group one Newmarket Handicap at Flemington a month ago, marking a career-high. He procured that ride, on Walk 11, after driving racers Jamie Kah and Craig Williams were engaged in a fall, and a substitution jockey was required for Kah’s ride Stealthily.

Who is Dean Holland’s Wife?

Dean Holland’s career in horse racing was the best and most successful, and he became known as the best jockey. However, his fans were not prepared to lose him so soon. As people probably are aware, Dean was a family man and has been effective with his expert profession. Additionally, he was a loving and caring husband and father.

According to the sources, he and his wife Lucy were happily married, the majority of people are aware that she also worked as a track rider in the year 2008 at the Flemington stables. In a similar vein, they tied the knot in the year 2014, and Hollan and his wife had a small, contented family. Lucy hasn’t said anything about her husband’s death yet, and none of his family members has appeared in the media recently.

Dean Holland Dies

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Holland was overjoyed when he gave an interview to earlier that morning and announced the birth of his daughter at the Bendigo races. He stated, that his wife Lucy had done a big job as it was the fourth child in four years. He added that they had a baby, who was a young girl, and that they now had a girl and three boys, making their family complete.

Everyone Remembers Dean Holland

Tuesday’s races at Flemington have been counteracted by regard for Holland and his loved ones.

Bruce McAvaney, a seasoned sports commentator, stated that he and the racing team for Seven were shocked and saddened at the loss of a young man in the prime of his career. He added that Dean’s wife, Lucy, and their young family, as well as his father, Darren, and mother, Belinda, who continue to be heavily involved in South Australian racing, were their sincere condolences.

He added that Dean was a young fellow who might do anything for anyone, with a grin and that everyone in the sport admired and valued him, and today they all mourned such a tragic loss.

Dean Pettit, a mentor and coach for the Racing South Australia Jockeys, witnessed the accident and tweeted that he hoped Deano was alright. Later, he shared a picture of Holland and wrote sympathizing with his family, Belinda and Darren, as well as the racing community, they were in his thoughts, prayers, and support at this time.

Liam Riordan, a jockey from Melbourne, shared that image with the caption that he adored Dean. Racing Victoria stated that it was collaborating with the Victorian Jockeys Association to offer Holland’s family and racing employees counselling and support.

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