Horse runs race without jockey at Diamond Jubilee Stakes

We’ve all heard of the tale of the headless horseman, but have you heard of the story of the jockey-less horse?

At the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot, Growl, a 40-1 longshot, unseated his jockey at the gate and ran the six-furlong grass race without a rider.

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Watch as he loses his jockey and finishes the race in last:

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At least the jockey can’t be blamed for the poor finish.

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