Death of Roger Hurley

Thu 17th Jan 2013, 11:30

photoRoger Hurley
©Healy Racing Photos
P2p.ie are reporting the death of Roger Hurley today. The Limerick rider will forever be associated with the P P Hogan stable and he was champion point-to-point jockey in 1987.

Hurley was second to John Queally in the amateur ranks on the racecourse proper the same year.

RIP

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