Horse trainer Henry de Bromhead’s son Jack de bromhead dies in freak accident at Glenbeigh Racing Festival. Check out full news here.
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On September 3rd we said goodbye to our extraordinary, beautiful 13 year old son, Jack.
He is the son of tainer Henry de Bromhead.
The teenager sustained fatal injuries in an incident during the fifth race on the first day of the Glenbeigh Festival.
Gardai and emergency services were called to the scene at Rossbeigh beach at approximately 5.20pm, where the young rider received treatment but was later pronounced dead. The event was immediately cancelled.
The parents of 13-year-old Jack de Bromhead, who died following a horseracing accident, have paid tribute to their “extraordinary and beautiful” son.
In an online post, leading horse trainer Henry de Bromhead and his wife Heather described Jack as a “perfect, funny, loving son”.
His death has caused widespread shock among the Irish racing community. The teenager died in a horse racing accident in Co Kerry on Saturday.
The boy died after an incident during a race at Rossbeigh Beach on the first day of the Glenbeigh pony racing festival.
The incident at around 5pm occurred during the 2.5km race as the horses made their turn into the tide at the southern marker.
Witnesses say the horse stumbled and threw the young rider into the tide. There was a large attendance including, it is understood grandparents of the young man. The racing event was immediately cancelled following the incident.
Cause of death
Jack de Bromhead died after he was involved in a tragic pony riding accident during the fifth race of the Glenbeigh Festival on Saturday, September 3rd, 2022.
Jack de Bromhead died from injuries he suffered in a tragic pony riding accident in the fifth race of the Glenbeigh Festival on Saturday, September 3rd, 2022.
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Suzanne Eade, CEO of Horse Racing Ireland, today said: “Like everybody in the horse racing and pony racing community, I want to offer my deepest condolences to his parents Henry and Heather, his sisters Mia and Georgia and extended family, on the tragic loss of their beloved Jack.
Jack may have been only 13 but he was already incredibly popular in the racing community. His family and friends, his pony racing colleagues and all those who lives he touched are in our thoughts today during this numbing, devastating tragedy.
Pony Racing Ireland tweeted: “We pass on our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Jack de Bromhead who tragically died in Glenbeigh on Saturday.
“It’s impossible to put into words the since of grief and loss that is being felt by everyone involved so please give them time to mourn. RIP Jack.”