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Jockey suffers another injury setback after coming back from near-death fall

A serious race fall in far north Queensland is the latest in a string of injuries for one of the most resilient, and perhaps unluckiest, jockeys in Australia.

Japanese-born Manabu Kai suffered lacerations to his leg and was taken to hospital after the fall earlier this month at Innisfail.

It was by no means his worst injury.

"Jockeys have to be physically tough but also mentally," Kai said.

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Article written by: Anna Hartley

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