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Woodbine horse racing community mourns the death of champion jockey Donnie Seymour

Corridor of Fame coach Mike Keogh couldn’t assist however smile when requested about Woodbine jockey Donnie Seymour, who handed away on Friday at his dwelling north of Toronto.A tragic smile.“Nice man,” Keogh advised the Toronto Solar. “We had a whole lot of enjoyable collectively. He rode so many good horses for us at Kinghaven. He was a staff participant too. We’d hang around on darkish days on the barn and have a BBQ and stuff. He was only a nice man. It’s so unhappy.”Seymour was one of many biggest jockeys in Canadian historical past, finest remembered for driving two winners of the Canadian Triple Crown (Queen’s Plate, Prince of Wales Stakes and Breeders’ Stakes), With Approval in 1989 and Izvestia in 1990. Owned by Kinghaven Farm and educated by Roger Attfield, With Approva...