SMULLEN IN GREAT SPIRITS AT THE CURRAGH

THE PEOPLE’S CHAMPION

“I can, and I will” is the positive mentality of jockey Pat Smullen, who enjoyed a day out at the curragh on Sunday, as he continues his long road of recovery after being diagnosed with a tumour earlier in the year.

Smullen has been out of of the saddle since late-March, however Dermot Weld’s stable jockey clarified his recovery was going as well as could be expected.

He insisted to At The Races: “I’m feeling well, everything is going as well as hoped. So far so good is all I can say at the moment.”

“This was a little goal I set myself from the first day when I got sick, I wanted to come racing on Guineas weekend to support Chiara Luna in the Guineas.

“The shock was the first thing, (for) myself and my family. Once I got over that, I said that this was the situation and now I’m focused totally on fighting it.

“I’ve got a great medical team and I’m getting great support from everybody. What else can you do other than fight it?

I’d like to thank everybody for the support I’ve had – it’s been worldwide”

All the team at 3furlongsout.com wish Mr Smullen a speedy recovery for his illness. he is unquestionably in the people’s hearts and prayers.

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