Racing: Escape for Crossley

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The Independent Online
BRYN CROSSLEY was lucky to escape injury at Nottingham yesterday when Stately Home, his mount in the Whatton Manor Stud Maiden, swerved across the track and crashed through a rail.

'I sat back and thought of England,' Crossley said. 'I did a triple axle and body twist before landing on my backside about four feet from the cameraman's landrover. With the old wooden rails, I would have been a goner.'

Stately Home was recaptured unhurt by a groundsman.

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