Umberto Rispoli’s iron snaps 700m from home – ‘I knew I was in trouble’

//Umberto Rispoli’s iron snaps 700m from home – ‘I knew I was in trouble’

Umberto Rispoli’s iron snaps 700m from home – ‘I knew I was in trouble’

Jockey Umberto Rispoli experienced a career first aboard Big Time Baby in the Class Two Peacock Handicap (1,200m) at Sha Tin on Monday, but certainly not in a good way.The Italian was leading the way 700m from home aboard the Manfred Man Ka-leung-trained five-year-old before his left iron snapped.“When I took the corner, a few strides later I was travelling very well and then it just snapped,” Rispoli said.“I have broken the stirrup a few times but I have never broken an iron, it was the first…

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