The world of horse racing pays tribute to the late JT McNamara

McNamara died overnight, aged 41

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The world of horse racing is in mourning on Tuesday morning, with the news that JT McNamara died overnight, aged 41.

A native of Limerick, McNamara's career was tragically cut short when he fell off a horse at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival, which resulted in paralysis from the neck down.

The horse racing fraternity paid tribute to the Limerick jockey after hearing the tragic news.