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first_imgInterview: BRIAN TOOMEY Brian Toomey is sadly best-known for the horror fall he survived at Perth when a jockey on the up. He was given a 3% chance of survival but after 157 days in hospital the 33/1 chance defied the odds. Incredibly, just two years after his accident he was back in the saddle. He has now set his sights on a training career for which he is now fully qualified. In this two-part Interview Brian lays bare how it really is to suffer and survive a brain injury, his beginnings brought up in an Irish dairy farm and his ambition for the future. Meeting Brian Toomey.BRIAN TOOMEY (part 1 of 2)Brian Toomey was given a 3% (33/1) chance of survival after a horror fall riding in a race at Perth. In part one of this interview he talks about his early life, becoming a jockey from an unlikely background, his recovery and return to the saddle.<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>BRIAN TOOMEY (part 2 of 2)In part 2 Brian talks about moving on and not allowing his accident to define him, his love for horse racing, qualifying to become a trainer, and his hopes and dreams for the future.<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>BRIAN TOOMEY #BettingPeople PODCASTlast_img read more

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