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AustraliaFemale jockey, 32, dies in a horror racetrack fall - just a day after recently married apprentice Mikaela Claridge, 22, was killed in a Melbourne accident

17:40  31 august  2019
17:40  31 august  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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A female jockey and police officer has died in a horror racetrack fall in Darwin, just one day after recently married apprentice Mikaela Claridge was killed in a Melbourne racing accident.

Female jockey, 32, dies in a horror racetrack fall - just a day after recently married apprentice Mikaela Claridge, 22, was killed in a Melbourne accident© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A female jockey and police officer has died in a horror racetrack fall in Darwin Melanie Tyndall had been riding Restless in Race 3 at Fannie Bay when her horse clipped the heels of another and fell.

The 32-year-old was reportedly trampled on by another horse.

She was taken to Royal Darwin Hospital where she died on Saturday evening.

Female jockey, 32, dies in a horror racetrack fall - just a day after recently married apprentice Mikaela Claridge, 22, was killed in a Melbourne accident© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Melanie Tyndall had been riding Restless in Race 3 at Fannie Bay when her horse clipped the heels of another and fell

Thoroughbred trainer Michael Hickmott remembered Ms Tyndall as a 'remarkable human being'.

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'Forever in our minds. RIP Mel. You were a remarkable human being.'

Female jockey, 32, dies in a horror racetrack fall - just a day after recently married apprentice Mikaela Claridge, 22, was killed in a Melbourne accident© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The 32-year-old was taken to Royal Darwin Hospital where she died on on Saturday evening In a statement, Darwin Turf Club and Thoroughbred Racing NT said: 'It is with great sadness that Thoroughbred Racing NT (TRNT) and the Darwin Turf Club (DTC) confirm the passing of Northern Territory jockey Melanie Tyndall'.

During the third race, Ms Tyndall's mount appeared to clip the heels of another horse.

The police officer became unbalanced and fell near the 300 metre mark where she received medical assistance from the on course paramedics.

'Melanie was then transported by St John Ambulance to Royal Darwin Hospital where she was afforded further medical care, but despite the best efforts of the professionals at RDH, Melanie passed away,' the statement said.

Female jockey, 32, dies in a horror racetrack fall - just a day after recently married apprentice Mikaela Claridge, 22, was killed in a Melbourne accident© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Melanie Tyndall (pictured with her partner) had been riding Restless in Race 3 at Fannie Bay when her horse clipped the heels of another and fell

TRNT Chief Executive, Andrew O'Toole, said: 'On behalf of the NT racing industry, I would like to extend our thoughts and heartfelt condolences to Melanie's family and friends on her passing.

Pictured: Young female jockey, 22, who died when she fell from a horse during a horrific accident at a Melbourne racetrack

Pictured: Young female jockey, 22, who died when she fell from a horse during a horrific accident at a Melbourne racetrack Mikaela Claridge, 22, is being remembered as a beautiful girl with a gorgeous smile after fatally falling from a racehorse in a freak accident in Melbourne on Friday.

'Melanie was a much respected member of the Northern Territory racing family and her sad passing will be felt by many within the industry.'

Darwin Turf Club Chairman, Brett Dixon, said: 'On behalf of the Darwin Turf Club, Board and Members, we too are deeply saddened by the passing of Melanie, and our sincerest condolences and support is extended to Melanie's family and friends.'

The statement said the TRNT, DTC and Australian Jockeys' Association (AJA) are working together to support the family, local racing community and industry employees 'at this very sad time'.

The accident comes just a day after apprentice jockey Ms Claridge, 22, died from injuries in a fall when 'her horse spooked' at a Melbourne trackwork accident.

Female jockey, 32, dies in a horror racetrack fall - just a day after recently married apprentice Mikaela Claridge, 22, was killed in a Melbourne accident© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The police officer (right with her partner) became unbalanced and fell near the 300 metre mark where she received medical assistance from the on course paramedics. She was reportedly trampled by another horse Female jockey, 32, dies in a horror racetrack fall - just a day after recently married apprentice Mikaela Claridge, 22, was killed in a Melbourne accident© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The accident comes just a day after apprentice jockey Ms Claridge (pictured), 22, died from injuries in a fall when 'her horse spooked' at a Melbourne trackwork accident Claridge, who was married in March, resumed her apprenticeship in 2018 after a series of injuries and won her first race in September last year.

She had transferred to trainer Ken Keys at Cranbourne and won another 28 races, most recently at Sale on July 11.

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