Double Shuffle Making Smart Recovery From Wetherby Fall

Double Shuffle was one of four runners that took part in the Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby last weekend but took a nasty fall at the first fence with cause for concern for the horse and the jockey who took there time to get to there feet.

Trainer Tom George has come out and played tribute to the medical staff who were on hand on Saturday, who helped Double Shuffle make a swift recovery after the scare he gave his connections and racing fans watching on.

The last seasons King George VI runner up behind the Nickey Henderson trained Might Bite took his first fall in his chasing career and after it went from being slightly lame to giving his owners a real fright.

The horse who is owned by the Crossed Fingers Partnership was quickly after his fall taken to a local equine hospital, where he stayed over night for precautionary reasons and was swiftly back on his feet and back at his trainers yard in Gloucestershire.

(Credit At The Races) Tom George said: “We had a bit of a scare with him. He came off the course slightly lame and he deteriorated in the racecourse stables and he then went downhill and was of obvious concern.

“He was taken to the Rainbow Equine Hospital in Malton. They were absolutely top class to get the job done as quick as they did.

“He had all the X-rays and then he started improving and in a matter of hours he was walking again. It transpired he had hit the nerves in his shoulder and had the equivalent of what we know as a dead leg.

“He spent the night at the vets and is now back home and he trotted out fine this morning (Monday), so it was a scare which at this stage has had a good outcome.

“It was a worry. Once they start going like that, you always fear the worst. Thankfully, it’s gone the right way for him.

“He’s having a bit of physio on Tuesday and hopefully he’ll be out in the paddock and we’ll be riding him out again in the next couple of days.

“It was a shame he did that. He’s never done it before and may never do it again, but most importantly he got away with it.”

Free Bets & Offers

🏇🏻 BET £10 AT NEWMARKET & GET A £10 FREE BET FOR FOUR RACES OF CHOICE 🏇🏻
New customers who register via mobile only, min £10/€10 stake, win only. Min odds 1/2, free bets paid as 4 x £10/€10 (30 day expiry), free bet/payment method/play/country restrictions.
Claim Bonus
🏆 BET £20 AT NEWMARKET & GET YOUR STAKE BACK AS CASH IF YOU LOSE! 🏆
New customers only. Minimum odds 1/5 (1.2). If you place a multiple at least one selection must meet the min odds requirement. Max £20 refund. Only deposits made using Cards or Applepay qualify. Qualifying bet must be placed and settled within 30 days of account opening. T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
🏆 Newmarket £20 Risk Free First Bet - Money Back in CASH 🏆
New customers only, limited to one per person. If you’ve previously had a Paddy Power account, you will not qualify for the offer. Place your first bet on any Sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £/€20. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
🌟 BET £10 AT NEWMARKET & GET 7 X £5 FREE BETS FOR THE REST OF THE CARD! 🌟
New customers only • £10 deposit using promo code • Minimum stake £10 at odds of 1/2 (1.5) • Free bets credited upon qualifying bet settlement and expire after 7 days • Free bet stakes not included in returns • Deposit balance is available for withdrawal at any time. withdrawal restrictions and t&c's apply.
Claim Bonus
💥 BET £5 ON HORSE RACING & GET £30 IN FREE BETS! 💥
FIRST SINGLE & E/W BET ONLY. ODDS OF 1/1 OR GREATER. 2 X £10 BET TOKENS. FREE BET STAKES NOT INCLUDED IN RETURNS. FREE BETS ARE NON WITHDRAWABLE. NO FREE BET EXPIRY. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS. FURTHER T&CS APPLY. 18+. BEGAMBLEAWARE.ORG
Claim Bonus
Get up to £30 in FREE BETS! ☑️
New UK & Ireland customers only. Min Deposit: £10. First deposit matched up to £30. 1 x wagering at odds of 1.75+ to unlock Free Bet. Debit Card & PayPal deposits only. Terms Apply
Claim Bonus
⚡️Get up to £100 in Bet Credits⚡️
New Customers only. Up to £100* in Bet Credits. Sign up, deposit £5* or more to your account and bet365 will match your qualifying deposit in Bet Credits when you place qualifying bets to the same value and they are settled. Min odds/bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. T&Cs, time limits & exclusions apply.
Claim Bonus
🌟 Bet £5 & Get £30 in Bonuses 🌟
New Customers only. Deposit and place a £5 qualifying bet at odds of 2.00 or greater within 7 days of opening a new account; excludes cashed out bets. Receive 2x £10 Sports/Virtual Sports Free Bets, valid on set events only at odds 2.00 or greater, expires in 7 days, plus a £10 Casino Bonus, expires in 7 days. Wager the Casino Bonus 35x to withdraw winnings. Payment Cards only. Geographical Restrictions and T&Cs Apply. Please Gamble Responsibly
Claim Bonus
🟢 Money Back As Bonus Up To £40 If Your First Bet Loses + £10 Casino Bonus! 🟢
New customers only. 18+, BeGambleAware.org. Min deposit £10. Money back as bonus. Wagering requirements: Sportsbook 3x at min. odds of 1.40 (2/5), Casino 25x. Only one bonus can be used at a time, Sportsbook bonus must be wagered before using the Casino, unless the bonus has been forfeited. Bonus will expire after 7 days of opt-in.
Claim Bonus
When The Fun Stops. Stop.