Henderson's charge Darlan dies following Doncaster fall

First published in Sport

LAMBOURN trainer Nicky Henderson was left in tears after his charge Darlan died following a fall in Monday’s trial race at Doncaster.

The Tony McCoy-piloted horse, who Henderson trained at Seven Barrows, suffered a broken neck after falling at the last hurdle.

Darlan had been expected to challenge Hurricane Fly in the Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham next month.

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