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Darragh Culhane

'Lovely man' Henry de Bromhead hailed after emotional interview remembering son Jack in Leopardstown

Henry de Bromhead appeared on ITV's racing coverage wit his two daughters shortly after the Jack de Bromhead Christmas hurdle.

Henry's son Jack tragically passed away in a racing accident earlier this year in a loss that shocked the horse racing community.

And de Bromhead was at Leopardstown and spoke to Matt Champman and was joined by his two daughters.

De Bromhead was as classy as ever in his interview speaking to ITV as he thanked the racing community.

He said when interviewed: "Absolutely, it's great, it's amazing. The support we have is incredible, friends, family, everyone working with us. Just everyone in the whole industry, everyone.

"We're extremely lucky and very lucky to have these two, and their mum, and we've had a fantastic day and we obviously miss Jacksy, but when we saw the rainbow we knew he was with us."

And racing viewers were full of praise for de Bromhead with one saying: "Very emotional for them all. Lovely man Henry de Bromhead."

While another added: "What an amazing family"

Rachael Blackmore raced in the Christmas Hurdle but could not create the fairytale ending as she finished in fifth place.

Joseph O'Brien trained Home By The Lee came in first.


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